Landstinget Sörmlands logotyp

Undermeny

International

Short facts about Sörmland County Council

The County Councils primary role is to provide health care.  

The County Council is ruled by directly elected politicians. The election takes place every fourth year.

Distribution of seats

For the 15/10/2014 - 14/10/2018 term of office, the distribution of seats in the county council is as follows: 22 (S), 14 (M), 8 (SD), 7 (VfP), 4 (MP), 4 (C), 4 (V), 3 (L), 3 (KD), 2 independent.
The county council is run by a coalition comprising Socialdemokraterna/the Social Democrats, Miljöpartiet/the Green Party, Centerpartiet/the Centre Party, and Liberalerna/the Liberals in election campaign collaboration with Vänsterpartiet/the Left Party, total 37 seats.

Health Care in Sörmland

  • Mälarsjukhuset Hospital in Eskilstuna
  • Kullbergska Hospital in Katrineholm
  • Nyköping Hospital
  • Karsudden Regional Hospital
  • 27 local health care centres
  • Medical telephone help-line (number 0771-77 11 77)
  • Medical help-line www.1177.se  
  • Ambulance care
  • Care of the disabled and habilitation
  • Public dental care
  • Around 70 private dentists

Staff

The staff includes approximately:

  • 316 managers, executives etc.
  • 1 802 nurses
  • 1 626 assistant nurses, nursing auxiliaries etc.
  • 800 doctors
  • 1 000 administrators
  • 692 paramedics
  • 221 culture, education and recreation staff
  • 118 technicians and craftmens
  • 29 kitchen and cleaning staff

The county council has approximately 6 357 employees (2016), (78 percent women and 22 percent men). The average age is 45.  Average working hours is 95 percent.