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Treatment centres

Patients in Western Norway may receive care both in public hospitals and in private hospitals, institutions and specialist practices with which Helse Vest has agreements. You must be referred by your doctor in order to be seen by the specialist health service.


Sign showing the way to the hospital and to the ambulance. Photo.


Health services include somatic treatment (physical illness), mental healthcare (mental illness), addiction treatment, and rehabilitation and habilitation.

Waiting times can vary between hospitals and institutions, both in the Helse Vest region and across Norway as a whole. You have the right to choose which hospital you want to be treated in.

Main Hospitals

  • Førde sentralsjukehus

    Helse Førde
  • Haukeland universitetssjukehus

    Helse Bergen
  • Haugesund sjukehus

    Helse Fonna
  • Stavanger universitetssjukehus

    Helse Stavanger

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    In addition, Helse Vest has contracts with private hospitals and institutions and a number of specialists with private practices.


    Last updated 6/13/2017