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Health through knowledge, expertise and co-operation

 

Finland in Europe
The mission of the Central Finland Health Care District is to promote health and functional capacity of the inhabitants of the Central Finland region by offering high-quality specialist health care services.
Central Finland in Europe 
Central Finland Health Care District is owned by 23 municipalities located in the Central Finland region Central Finland
  Central Finland

 

The federation of municipalities of the Central Finland Health Care District is owned by 23 municipalities located in the Central Finland region with a total population of 271.747 (31.12.2008). The health care district employs 2.763 persons (offices), of whom 290 are physicians, 1.584 nursing staff and 889 other staff. The operating expenditure in 2008 was 231,5 millions euros.

In 2008 the health care district had 88.385 persons treated as patients with the number of treatment days totalling 183.436 and 243.942 outpatient appointments.                

We are responsible for the specialist health care of the inhabitants of the Central Finland region in close co-operation with health centres, the Jokilaakso Hospital and the Kuopio University Hospital as well as some other hospitals providing specialist level services.

Our health care district is the largest non-university health care district with almost all specialist fields represented including an advanced radiotherapy hospital for treating cancer. Our strengths are based on professional and committed staff, extensive research and educational activities as well as smooth and confidence-based co-operation with health centres.

The health care district comprises the Central Finland Central Hospital, Kinkomaa Hospital and Sädesairaala Hospital, which are responsible for the treatment of general diseases, and the Juurikkaniemi Hospital and Kangasvuori Hospital, which take care of adult psychiatric treatment on inpatient wards.

In addition, the Haukkala Hospital is responsible for child and adolescent psychiatric treatment.


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