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  • Dr Toon in blue scrubs looking at white wall with yellow letters saying "Emergency department, Östra Hospital"

    More time with each patient and teamwork without hierarchy. For the first incoming resident within the new hospital-wide agreement for residency exchanges with Thailand, virtually everything is different with the Swedish healthcare system. Apart from diagnoses, which are universal.

  • Svarta träd och moln på himlen speglas i sjön efter solnedgången

    Wishing all of our partners and clients around the world a happy and healthy summer! We are available throughout the summer, but with modified opening hours.

  • The importance of having a functioning international aid system has been particularly clear in 2022. With a war and a humanitarian crisis in the immediate area, Region Västra Götaland ensured that its on-site resources were able to provide rapid assistance there, while simultaneously contributing to the development of long-term care elsewhere in the world.

  • The life science cluster in West Sweden is growing fast! Now adding another piece to the puzzle of the future of medicine - the building of a brand new center for accelerating Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMP). This will strengthen Sweden's position in global research.

  • Surgeons in green scrubs and blue face mask during an operation to the right. To the left, two hands using a robotic device

    For the first time in the world, a child has been born after a uterus transplant carried out using only robotic surgery on both donor and recipient. Thus, another breakthrough has been passed for the world-leading research group at Sahlgrenska University Hospital and the University of Gothenburg.

  • Surgeons in scrubs performing a surgery in an operating room

    Sahlgrenska University Hospital will provide national highly specialised care in six new areas, following an assignment from the Swedish Board of Health and Welfare.

  • Portrait picture of a man with glasses with yellow background

    Six years ago, Rikard underwent a multivisceral organ transplant, which means that his body received seven new organs. Now he has made a film about his life and about the mental and physical journey of living with a chronic illness.

  • Sahlgrenska Intestinal Failure and Transplant Center team in scrubs in hospital passage

    25 years ago, the Nordic region's first multivisceral transplant was performed at Sahlgrenska University Hospital, a very unusual procedure that can help patients with intestinal failure and other rare conditions in the gastrointestinal tract. Since then, care has taken great strides forward. This will be celebrated at a symposium in Gothenburg on May 22-23.

  • Two doctors in blue scrubs in an operating room

    The quality of clinical research in Sweden is evaluated regularly by the Swedish Research Council. In 2018, Region Västra Götaland together with the University of Gothenburg, was ranked as the best in the country. The new report was presented on March 31 and shows that Region Västra Götaland maintains its top position, now together with the Region Uppsala.

Updated: 2023-02-07 15:53