Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala University Hospital, is Sweden's oldest university hospital. The first department was established as early as 1708. But Uppsala University Hospital does not rest on its laurels, quite the contrary. It is a characteristic of the activities here always to look for new, innovative solutions. We make the best use of new technology, new scientific findings and new ways of working in order to solve medical problems and to continuously improve the way we take care of our patients.
Today Uppsala University Hospital is one of Swedens's biggest and a full-scale university hospital with 8,000 employees and 1,100 beds. Each year there are 58,000 admissions, 330,000 physician encounters and 420,000 out-patient treatments.
The University Hospital has several different roles – county hospital, specialist hospital, training hospital and research hospital.