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Contact Region Västra Götaland

Healthcare in Västra Götaland

Official health care guide for Västra Götaland, Sweden (external link til

If you are ill, need health care or have general questions concerning the health care in Västra Götaland, please call the health care service 1177. If you call from outside Sweden the number is: +46 771 11 77 00.

In case of emergency call 112

Primary healthcare

Healthcare Service Guide - How to find and register for Primary Heathcare in Sweden

Närhälsan - Närhälsan is the primary healthcare service run by Region Västra Götaland


Hospitals in Västra Götaland

Dental care

Find dental care by searching on On 1177 you will find both private and public dental care clinics 

How to search: Search for "tandvård" and a city. 

Folktandvården Västra Götaland (public dental service)

General information about dental care in Sweden

Swedish Poisons Information Center

In case of emergency, call 112 – request poisons information. Non-emergencies, call +46 8 33 12 31.


Main address and switch board 

Main address and switch board of Region Västra Götaland

Postal address:
Region Västra Götaland
Regionens Hus
462 80 Vänersborg

Phone: +46 10 441 00 00

Patients’ Advisory Committee

Contact the Patients’ Advisory Committee if you have opinions, complaints or questions about the health services.

Web site (in Swedish):

Looking for a job or an internship?

If you are looking for job or internship programs in the healthcare sector in Västra Götaland, please contact the hospitals in Västra Götaland. The heathcare in Västra Götaland is divided into four different geographical areas, with several hospitals in each area.

Read more about jobs and internships here

International relations

Our unit External Relations handles questions about international relations, networks, EU Programmes, etc.  

Charlotta Lundström, head of the unit External Relations. 
Mobile: +46 (0)70 - 328 15 23

Brussels Office

Region Västra Götaland's office in Brussels

Political bodies and politicians

The Regional Council of Västra Götaland (regionfullmäktige)

The Regional Executive Board of Region Västra Götaland (regionstyrelsen)

Updated: 2016-04-08 16:37