Haraldsplass Diakonale Sykehus AS is one of three large non-profit hospitals in Norway (the other two are Lovisenberg Diakonale Sykehus and Diakonhjemmet Sykehus). Today we are a local hospital in internal medicine for 141,000 residents in Bergen and Nordhordland county, and have a regional function in geriatrics and palliative care (Sunniva Center).
We also have a large surgical clinic that has excelled in several areas, including shoulder, knee and colon surgeries. The hospital offers specialized health services in internal medicine, surgery, orthopedics, anesthesiology, radiology and monitoring with associated outpatient activity.
The hospital is an important part of the public health offering through an agreement with Helse Vest RHF, and has a good cooperation with Helse Bergen within our business areas.
The hospital is operated based on Christian values, in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations, as well as teaching and mentoring of future health professionals,
research and development within the hospital’s areas of responsibility.
Contribute to coping, health and relief – for patients and relatives.
We cannot make everyone healthy, but we will contribute to making it easier to handle a life situation.
Our vision is that patients, relatives, collaborators, staff and students are empowered through our Christian attitudes. We continuously review our work in relation to our values, ethics and attitudes. We are accessible, dynamic and innovative.
The hospital’s values are:
Research is an integral and defining part of the hospital’s clinical operations. Haraldsplass Diakonale Sykehus aims to ensure that research should