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The Karolinska University Hospital is a university hospital
Hospital
A hospital is a health care institution providing patient treatment by specialized staff and equipment. Hospitals often, but not always, provide for inpatient care or longer-term patient stays....

 in Stockholm
Stockholm
Stockholm is the capital and the largest city of Sweden and constitutes the most populated urban area in Scandinavia. Stockholm is the most populous city in Sweden, with a population of 851,155 in the municipality , 1.37 million in the urban area , and around 2.1 million in the metropolitan area...

, Sweden
Sweden
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, with two major sites in the municipalities of Huddinge and Solna
Solna Municipality
Solna Municipality is a municipality in Stockholm County in east central Sweden, located just north of the capital Stockholm. Its seat is located in the 'city' of Solna....

.

The present day Karolinska University Hospital is the result of a 2004 merger between the former Huddinge University Hospital (Huddinge Universitetssjukhus) in Huddinge, south of Stockholm, and the Karolinska Hospital (Karolinska Sjukhuset) in Solna, north of Stockholm. The new hospital has about 15,000 employees and 1,700 patient beds. The Karolinska University Hospital is closely affiliated with the Karolinska Institute (Karolinska institutet).

The facilities of the Karolinska University Hospital in Solna is in the process of becoming replaced by The New Karolinska Solna University Hospital
The New Karolinska Solna University Hospital
The New Karolinska Solna University Hospital , is the new university hospital to be built in Stockholm, Sweden, replacing the present Karolinska University Hospital. Estimated completion is December 2015....

, to be completed by 2015.

See also

  • Sahlgrenska University Hospital
  • Uppsala University Hospital
    Uppsala University Hospital
    Uppsala University Hospital in Uppsala, Sweden is a teaching hospital for the Uppsala University Faculty of Medicine and the Nursing School. Uppsala University Hospital is owned and operated by the Uppsala County Council in cooperation with the university and serves, together with Enköping...

  • The New Karolinska Solna University Hospital
    The New Karolinska Solna University Hospital
    The New Karolinska Solna University Hospital , is the new university hospital to be built in Stockholm, Sweden, replacing the present Karolinska University Hospital. Estimated completion is December 2015....


External links

Karolinska University Hospital Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset