St. Olavs hospital has several regional and national tasks for the 725,600 inhabitants of Møre and Romsdal and Trøndelag (January, 1st 2018). Most of the hospital business is located in Trondheim. St. Olav is the local hospital for the population of southern Trøndelag.
St. Olavs hospital is the University Hospital for Mid-Norway and integrated with NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim). Patient treatment, research and education are integrated functions.
Management and departments of St. Olavs hospital
Outstanding treatment. Strategy 2015 - 2018. PDF
Specialist health care in Norway
The activity consists of specialist health care services, both in somatic and mental health care, on several locations in southern Trøndelag.
There are three District Psychiatric Centres, two of them in Trondheim and one in the municipality of Orkdal. The hospitals in Orkdal and Røros are included in the clinical activity.
The University Hospital
The University Hospital is built in Øya in central Trondheim. The first clinical centres were completed in 2006. The entire hospital project was completed in 2015, and has a total area of 197 500 m2.
St. Olavs hospital was officially opened in June, 12 th, 2010. Total cost for the new hospital amounts to 12,5 billion NOK.
The main tasks are:
- patient treatment
- training of patients and their next of kin
- education of health professionals
Throughout the county
There is significant activity throughout the whole county
- Orkdal Sjukehus
- Department of Østmarka
- Department of Brøset
- Thre District Psychiatric Centres: Nidaros, Orkdal and Tiller
- Department of Children and Youth
- Department of Habilitation
- Clinics for outpatients
Coordination of health care
As a result of a closer coordination between Primary health care and the Specialist health care, two Local medical centres are established in Røros and Fosen, and Øya health care centre in Trondheim.