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Jochen Brusberg

+46 23 491497 career@ltdalarna.se

Dalarna County Council

Box 712 S-791 29 Falun, Sweden 023-49 00 00 landstinget.dalarna@ltdalarna.se

The more serious medical cases are referred to one of the county hospitals. The hospital in Falun (Falu Lasarett) is the biggest hospital in the county and can provide mostly everything. Beside that, we also cooperate with the university clinics in Uppsala, Västerås and Stockholm. Falun is as a maximum care hospital

Falu lasarett

As far back as 1695 an emergency hospital was established in Falun near the Falu Coppermine. It had only 12 beds and is considered to be the first emergency hospital in Sweden. Today this hospital is the centre of specialist health care in Dalarna and has a large number of specialities. It has some 450 beds distributed among 17 different clinics and wards. While the hospital have grown in size over the years, the commitment to the quality of that care continues to grow. Our 3.300 dedicated staff provide the patients with personalised service.

Clinics:

  • Emergency
  • Anaesthesia
  • Paediatrics
  • Child- and youth psychiatry
  • Cardiology
  • Geriatrics and rehabilitation
  • Dermatology
  • Infection
  • Surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Sex – gender
  • Internal medicine
  • Orthopaedics
  • Psychiatry
  • Rheumatology
  • Eye
  • Ear – nose – throat

Special departments and medical service

  • Central operation
  • Speech therapist
  • Radiology
  • Intensive care
  • Mammography
  • Unit for infectious diseases
  • Laboratory
  • Pathology
  • Hospital welfare officer

Mora lasarett

Mora hospital is an emergency hospital with 150 beds and 1000 staff for the population within the Siljan area, the north and west of Dalarna and it is also a part of the local health care system of  the region together with the primary health care units in the area. The hospital is well equipped and has highly specialised resources due to the fact that it has a large geographical serving area and it´s patients often have a long way to travel. Most patients at Mora hospital get complete and sufficient treatment. The total number of inhabitants in its serving area is roughly 80.000 and 60.000 tourists.

Clinics:

  • Internal medicine
  • Surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Geriatrics
  • Orthopaedics
  • Paediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Eye
  • Ear-nose-throat

Special departments and medical service

  • Intensive care
  • Anaesthetics
  • Radiology
  • Paramedicine
  • Laboratory

Avesta lasarett

Avesta hospital was established 1922 and is today part of the local health care system of the south of Dalarna. Together with wards, out patient clinics and the 6 primary health care units it is serving some 40.000 inhabitants. The hospital has 45 beds, approximately 450 staff and is nicely situated by the river Dalälven with it´s beautiful nature and wildlife along it´s flow to the southeast.

Clinics and departments

  • Emergency department
  • Internal medicine clinic
  • Geriatric rehabilitation
  • Sleep laboratory
  • Pediatrics- and youth outpatient clinic
  • Dermatology outpatient clinic
  • Orthopedic outpatient clinic
  • Gynaecology outpatient clinic
  • Eye outpatient clinic
  • Family centre including mothercare and childcare.

Medical service

  • Anaesthesia
  • Radiology
  • Operation
  • Endoscopy
  • Dialysis
  • Cardiology
  • Laboratory
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Hospital welfare officer
  • Mental hospital
  • Skönvik clinic in Säter

Ludvika lasarett

Ludvika hospital was established 1924 and is today with 40 beds a part of the local health care system of Västerbergslagen in the southwest of Dalarna. This area has roughly 37.000 inhabitants and they get their healthcare from the hospital clinics, outpatient clinics and the 7 primary health care units. The surroundings of Ludvika has many beautiful lakes, large forested areas and plenty of wildlife. In Ludvika the ABB Industries with 2400 employees and Ludvika health care 350 employees are the largest employers

Clinics and departments

  • Internal medicine
  • Geriatrics/rehabilitation clinic
  • Dermatology outpatient clinic
  • Surgery/orthopedic outpatient clinic
  • Day surgery clinic
  • Gynaecology outpatient clinic
  • Eye outpatient clinic
  • Ear-nose- throat outpatient clinic
  • Mothercare outpatient clinic
  • Childcare outpatient clinic

Medical service

  • Anaesthesia
  • Radiology
  • Operation
  • Endoscopy
  • Cardiology
  • Laboratory
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Hospital welfare officer

Mental hospital - Skönvik clinic in Säter

The psychiatric clinik of Skönvik is the common resource for the whole region concerning psychiatric treatment for adults. It is also serves as a regional unit of forensic psychiatry primarily for the regions of Uppsala and Örebro. The clinic has it´s roots in the former hospital of Säter which was established in 1912. It´s beautifully situated quite near the shore of lake Ljustern in Säter.

Psychiatric emergency center with 22 beds and it is the only unit with 24 hour duty in the region. Forensic psychiatric center with a capacity for 89 patients.