Helse Vest RHF (the Western Norway Regional Health Authority) has overall responsibility for the specialist health service in the counties of Rogaland, Hordaland and Sogn og Fjordane.

The health trusts in the region employ around 26,900 staff, run 50 hospitals and institutions, and provide healthcare to almost 1.1 million people.

Helse Vest RHF owns five health trusts: Helse Førde, Helse Bergen, Helse Fonna, Helse Stavanger and Sjukehusapoteka Vest, as well as the ICT company Helse Vest IKT AS.