Saint Göran Hospital

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Saint Göran Hospital
Sankt Görans sjukhus.jpg
Main building
Geography
Location Stockholm County, Sweden
Coordinates 59°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
Hospital type General
Services
Emergency department Yes
Links
Lists Hospitals in Sweden

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.

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).

Staff[edit]

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

History[edit]

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

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