About The Region Dalarna
The Region Dalarna is a service provider in health care and dental care and supports research and education. The Region Dalarna also works in the fields of culture, public transport and regional cooperation. With almost 9.000 employees, the Region Dalarna is the largest and most important employer in the region.
By general election every fourth year it is governed by Dalarna residents. The largest part of the Region Dalarna is the healthcare sector with approx. 7.500 employees. This area has two parts, the primary care with 25 healthcare centers and the specialist care with four general hospitals and a mental hospital. Dalarna is well equipped to provide health and medical care
Region Dalarna is financed by the Swedish government. The organization receives state subsidies as well as a share of funds which is redistributed among the municipalities within the Region Dalarna, as well as revenues from patient fees and other sources.
The budget for 2017 is SEK 9,8 bn. 90 percent Health Care, Dental Care 3 percent, Culture and education 2 percent, Region Dalarna administration 2 percent och Regional development 3 percent.
8 655 employees (incl. part-time)
6 815 female
2 485 nurses
1 645 healthcare-assistants
917 medical doctors
335 dental nurses
413 technicians and lab-technicians
156 education and culture