About us

Kungälv Hospital is an emergency hospital located about 20 km north of Göteborg in Western Sweden.

The hospital also has smaller units offering psychiatric care for children and adults in Ale, Stenungsund and central Kungälv. The hospital is part of the  hospital group "Sjukhusen i väster", in the Region Västra Götaland healthcare organisation.

The care at Kungälv Hospital shall retain a consistently high quality based on scientific knowledge and tried and tested experience. The hospital reports its results to national quality registers. The work to assure patient safety is of the greatest importance. Injuries in connection with care are avoided through adopting active and preventive measures.

Kungälv Hospital forms part of Sweden's network of health-promoting hospitals and care organisations. This means that the hospital also works to prevent illness while encouraging both patients and staff to a healthy life style. Examples of health-promoting work include discussing healthy living with patients as well as arranging keep-fit activities for the employees. The whole hospital environment is a smoke-free zone.

The hospital works closely with health centres and municipalities in its area. The aim is for the patient to appreciate a seamless organisation within the region, and between municipality and the region, where responsibility for medical care is concerned.


You are welcome to contact the hospital by telephone 0303-980 00 or email: sjukhusenivaster@vgregion.se

If you are ill

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

In case of emergency call 112.