University Hospital of North Norway

The University Hospital of North Norway (Norwegian: Universitetssykehuset Nord-Norge) or UNN is a hospital and health trust.

University Hospital of North Norway
Northern Norway Regional Health Authority
Universitetssykehuset tromso.jpg
UNN at Tromsø
Geography
LocationTromsø, Nordland, Troms and Finnmark, Norway
Coordinates69°41′N 18°59′E / 69.68°N 18.98°E / 69.68; 18.98Coordinates: 69°41′N 18°59′E / 69.68°N 18.98°E / 69.68; 18.98
Links
ListsHospitals in Norway
Universitetssykehuset Nord-Norge HF
Health Trust
IndustryHealthcare
Founded18 December 2001 Edit this on Wikidata
HeadquartersTromsø, Norway
Area served
Nordland, Troms, Finnmark
Key people
Anita Elisabeth Schumacher (CEO)
Ansgar Gabrielsen (Chair)
Number of employees
5,700 (2011) Edit this on Wikidata
ParentNorthern Norway Regional Health Authority
Websitewww.unn.no

UNN is a university hospital for the region which includes the counties of Nordland, Troms and Finnmark. It is part of the Northern Norway Regional Health Authority (Norwegian: Helse Nord). Its service area has a combined population of 465,000. Patient treatment and diagnostic investigation as well as training and research takes place at eleven clinics. The hospital system provides local hospital services to the 110,000 inhabitants of the Tromsø area, as well as the inhabitants of southern Troms and northern Nordland from facilities located in Harstad, Longyearbyen and Narvik. [1]

UNN also serves the regional Emergency Medical Communication Center (Akuttmedisinsk kommunikasjonssentral) and operates a number of ambulance stations in Nordland and Troms. [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Geir Sverre Braut. "Universitetssykehuset Nord-Norge HF". Store medisinske leksikon. Retrieved November 1, 2017.
  2. ^ Geir Sverre Braut. "AMK-sentral". AMK Central. Store medisinske leksikon. Retrieved November 1, 2017.

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