Western Norway Regional Health Authority
|Founded||January 1, 2002|
Sogn og Fjordane
|Key people||Herlof Nilssen (CEO)
Oddvard Nilsen (Chairman)
|Revenue||NOK 14,214 million (2006)|
|Operating income||NOK -880 million (2006)|
|Net income||NOK -914 million (2006)|
|Parent||Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services|
Western Norway Regional Health Authority (Norwegian: Helse Vest RHF) is a state-owned regional health authority responsible for operating the hospitals in the counties of Rogaland, Hordaland and Sogn og Fjordane in Norway. Based in Stavanger the authority operates five health trusts that operate nine hospitals. It is led by chairman Oddvard Nilsen (Conservative) and CEO Herlof Nilssen.
Other central agencies include Helse Vest IKT that operates the information technology systems. Haukeland University Hospital cooperates with the University of Bergen to provide medical education in Bergen.
- Stavanger Health Trust
- Bergen Health Trust
- Fonna Health Trust
- Førde Health Trust
- Western Norway Pharmaceutical Trust