Saint Göran Hospital

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Saint Göran Hospital (Swedish: Sankt Görans sjukhus) is a hospital in Stockholm, Sweden. It is located on Kungsholmen, a small island in the lake Mälaren in the city center.

Saint Göran Hospital
Sankt Görans sjukhus.jpg
Main building
Geography
LocationStockholm County, Sweden
Coordinates59°20′03″N 18°01′16″E / 59.33417°N 18.02111°E / 59.33417; 18.02111Coordinates: 59°20′03″N 18°01′16″E / 59.33417°N 18.02111°E / 59.33417; 18.02111
Organisation
TypeGeneral
Services
Emergency departmentYes
Links
ListsHospitals in Sweden

St. Göran is one of Sweden's oldest hospitals. It was mentioned in letters from the 13th century. With Karolinska Hospital (Karolinska sjukhuset) it is Stockholms's main hospital and a primary trauma center.

Its name refers to Saint George (Sankt Göran in Swedish).

StaffEdit

Approximately 1,500 people work at the hospital, including 220 doctors, 560 nurses, and 350 assistant nurses.

Notable staffEdit

  • Dr. Ivan Osiier, Danish épée, foil, and sabre fencer, Olympic silver (épée), 25-time Danish champion

HistoryEdit

The hospital was incorporated in 1994 and became Sweden's first privately owned emergency hospital in 1999.

External linksEdit