Oslo University Hospital is Norway's largest hospital, and conducts a major portion of medical research and education of medical personnel in Norway. The hospital's charter is three-tiered, with both national, regional and local medical responsibilites in various disciplines. Oslo University Hospital employs 20 000 people and has an annual budget of NOK 17 billion.
We carry out advanced patient treatment, research and trial treatments, give advice and provide education on international levels. The hospital carry out more than 1.2 million patient treatments each year. Oslo University Hospital is responsible for approximately 50 percent of all medical and healthcare research conducted at Norwegian hospitals and is a significant role player within the education of a large variety of health care personnel. We are an emergency hospital for East and Southern Norway and have national emergency assignments. The hospital is furthermore responsible for ambulance services, the 113 emergency calls service (equivalent to 911), air ambulance and patient transportation in Oslo and the County of Akershus.