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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.

Health Care in Sörmland

  • Mälarsjukhuset Hospital in Eskilstuna
  • Kullbergska Hospital in Katrineholm
  • Nyköping Hospital
  • Karsudden Regional Hospital
  • 26 local health care centres
  • Medical telephone help-line (number 0771-77 11 77)  
  • Ambulance care
  • Agreement with Akademiska Hospital in Uppsala, Örebro University Hospital and The University Hospital in Linköping
     for highly specialised care
  • Care of the disabled and habilitation
  • Public dental care
  • Around 70 private dentists

Staff

The staff includes approximately:

  • 279 managers, executives etc.
  • 1 922 nurses
  • 1 492 assistant nurses, nursing auxiliaries etc.
  • 736 doctors
  • 905 administrators
  • 630 paramedics
  • 202 culture, education and recreation staff
  • 162 technicians and craftmens
  • 29 kitchen and cleaning staff

The county council has approximately 6 357 employees (2011), (78 percent women and 22 percent men). The average age is 46.  Average working hours is 94 percent.