Stockholm South General Hospital

With around half a million patients a year, Stockholm South General Hospital (Södersjukhuset) has the largest emergency care unit in the Nordic region. The health facility also operates one of the largest maternity clinics in Sweden. The high number of admissions ensures consistent refinement of staff skills as well as providing excellent opportunities for clinical research and teaching.

As a measure of success, nine out of ten patients are satisfied with the medical care they receive, as well as the overall treatment at Stockholm South General Hospital.

The hospital is organized into twelve departments: Anesthesia/ICU, Cardiology, Digital Imaging, Disaster & Emergency Medical Centre (DEMC), Emergency Care, Hand Surgery, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Orthopedics, Sachs’ Children and Youth Hospital, Specialist Care and Surgery.

The Sachs’ Children’s and Youth Hospital provides care services to children and young adults up to the age of 18. This includes treatment for emergency and acute temporary conditions as well as lifelong illnesses. Sachs’ Children’s and Youth Hospital emergency unit treats about 17, 600 children every year.

The hospital comprises several clinics, a daycare facility and home care service, as well as emergency and other clinics. A number of other local pediatric clinics are linked to the Sachs’ Children’s and Youth Hospital.

Stockholm South General Hospital in numbers

  • 4,100 employees
  • 90,000 emergency visits
  • 47,000 patient admissions
  • 7, 000 newborn deliveries
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