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The Western Norway Regional Health Authority 

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The Western Norway Regional Health Authority 
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Postal Address: Postboks 303 Forus N- 4066 Stavanger Norway
Phone number: + 47 51 96 38 00
Website: http://www.helse-vest.no/english
Organisation Type: Health service provider
Organisation summary: The Western Norway Regional Health Authority (WNRHA, "Helse Vest") has overall responsibility for providing specialised health services in the counties of Rogaland, Hordaland and Sogn og Fjordane. Its role is to ensure that the inhabitants of the region have access to the services they are legally entitled to. Helse Vest owns five health trusts that run hospitals and other health institutions in the region, and has the overall administrative responsibility for them. The health trusts have around 29,000 health service employees. Around 50 people are employed directly by the authority, which is based at Forus in Stavanger. Helse Vest reports to the Ministry of Health and Care Services.

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Demography: All , Stillborn children , First year of life: , 1-4 years , 5-9 years , 10-14 years , 15-18 years , Over 18 years ,
Child Related Topics: Health care involving children , secondary care settings involving children , Tertiary hospital settings involving children , Medical doctors , Hospital consultant data , Secondary care data , Tertiary hospital data , Nursing care , Nursing in hospital , Other health workers ,
Health issues, determinants and measures: Morbidity , Health care resources , Paediatric unit , Hospital care , Accident and Emergency Unit , Health care utilization and expenditure ,
Languages and Geographical Perspective: Norway , Norwegian ,
Study type / scale / state of progress / setting: Province or Region ,