Presentation on theme: "Landstinget Kronoberg 2011 /1 A good life in a vital county."— Presentation transcript:
Landstinget Kronoberg 2011 /1 A good life in a vital county
Landstinget Kronoberg 2011 /2 To cure and relieve is a matter of course for health care. An equally important task for us is to prevent illness, disease and suffering as much as possible.
Landstinget Kronoberg 2011 /3 The County Council - throughout the county The County Council - throughout the county
Landstinget Kronoberg, 2011 /4 Basic facts about Kronoberg No of inhabitants: 183 000 Area: 9 500 km2 Municipalities Alvesta, Lessebo, Ljungby, Markaryd, Tingsryd, Uppvidinge, Växjö, Älmhult Industry Mostly small business - more than 75% of all business have less than 25 employees. Some very large international companies: IKEA, Electrolux-Wascator, Alstom, SÖDRA, Volvo, Dynapac etc Communications E4 passes through Smaland airport Railway links in all directions
Landstinget Kronoberg, 2011 /5 Areas of responsibilities State - legislation and financial policy County Councils - health care, dental care, healthcare education and training, support for handicapped people, subsidies to regional development and to regional culture Municipalities - education, social services, urban planning and energy supply, streets, parks, environmental management etc.
Landstinget Kronoberg, 2011 /6 Health Care Advice 1177 Call for professional medical advice 24 hours a day Primary care Care outside the hospital, e.g. in medical centres, nurse and child welfare receptions County care Care at hospitals and psychiatric clinics, often with a referral from a doctor at a medical centre (not mandatory) Regional care Highly specialised care is available at the regional hospitals. Our county is a part of the Southern Region. Specialised psychiatric care is offered at the Psychiatric clinics in Växjö. Proper ways to care
Landstinget Kronoberg 2011 /7 A day in county council of Kronoberg 646 patients visit a doctor at the hospital 570 treatments carried out 52 surgeries carried out 6 children are born at the maternity hospital we care for 409 patients who are in-hospital 675 X-rays are taken
Landstinget Kronoberg 2011 /10 The County Council Office supports the centres with for example economy finance, human resources and communication.
Landstinget Kronoberg 2011 /11 Centre for General Medicine Diagnostics, treatment and follow-up of serious chronic and acute diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease and HIV are made within these specialties.
Landstinget Kronoberg 2011 /12 Centre for Medical Services Medical service center is responsible for the medical service, that is, various forms of diagnostics, sampling and analysis. Most often, patients come to the Centre by referrals from their physicians.
Landstinget Kronoberg 2011 /13 Centre for Primary Health Care and Rehabilitation Primary care involves the treatment, counseling and prevention efforts at the county health centers. Rehabilitation is made up of different types of measures that help injured and sick to get back or get the best possible capacity.
Landstinget Kronoberg 2011 /14 Children and Women’s Centre The mission is to develop psychiatric, medical, surgical, habilitation and preventive activities for children, families and women's health.
Landstinget Kronoberg 2011 /15 Centre of Psychiatric Care In this centre patients in need of psychiatric care or psychiatric specialist care are treated. Some patients are cared for under duress, which implies special demands on the safety, security and the skills of the staff.
Landstinget Kronoberg 2011 /16 Accident and Emergency Centre The Accident and Emergency Center's mission is to develop emergency medical services to better care for acutely ill and injured patients.
Landstinget Kronoberg 2011 /17 Centre for Dental Care All citizens of the county of Kronoberg are entitled to good oral health and dental care on equal terms.
Landstinget Kronoberg 2011 /18 This Centre includes service such as economy finance, restaurants, properties and Human Resources Service Centre
Landstinget Kronoberg 2011 /19 Centre for General Surgery Within this centre, we offer care and treatment in various specialties.
Landstinget Kronoberg 2011 /20 Different areas Ambulance Intensive care and anaesthesia clinic Child Health care clinic Department of chemical laboratories Surgery clinic Medicin clinic Medical technology department Physiotherapy department Radiology department Department of ear-, nose- and throat Department of eye diseases Geriatric care clinic Emergency clinic Physiology department Dermatology department Department of mikro biologi Women’s clinic Onkology clinic Orthopedic clinic Pathologi department
Landstinget Kronoberg 2011 /21 Did you know? It takes 3,5 modern wind turbines to produce electricity for one year to Kronoberg County Council. Our buildings are equal to 1 800 normal houses Our annual consumption of electricity and water would be enough to Provide heat to 100 of these houses for 20 years. Provide water to the houses for 10 years and electricity for 40 years.
Landstinget Kronoberg, 2011 /22 Rules and rights
Landstinget Kronoberg, 2011 /23 Everyone is entitled to care that is good and safe, day or night and for any reason.
Landstinget Kronoberg, 2011 /24 Guarantee for care and treatment Contact by phone or on site with primary care the same day Doctors appointment – if required – within 7 days After a decision on a referral has been made, an appointment with a specialist should be offered within 90 days after the decision The decided treatment should be offered within a further 90 days of this decision.
Landstinget Kronoberg, 2011 /25 Freedom of choice Patients have the right to emergency care anywhere in Sweden. If the County Council can’t provide care, the patient has the right to get care at hospitals outside the county. Patients have the right to get comprehensive information about their freedom to choose. All that is said above applies also for care providers possessing a care agreement with the County Council.
Landstinget Kronoberg, 2011 /26 Patient´s fee Every county council/region decides over the patient´s fee It is common that children up to 19 have free health care The fee to visit a doctor at medical center is about 150 skr The fee to visit a doctor at hospital is about 300 skr The fee per night in hospital bed is about 80 skr The annual max cost for fees per person is 900 skr (1 US Dollar = 7 Swedish kronor)
Landstinget Kronoberg, 2011 /27 Financial information