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About us

Haraldsplass Diakonale Sykehus AS is an ideal non-profit hospital that offers specialized health services in internal medicine, surgery, orthopedics, anesthesiology, radiology and monitoring with associated outpatient activity.

The hospital is responsible for general hospital services 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 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 Norwegian information service “Fritt sykehusvalg Norge» (Free Hospital Choice Norway) supports the government’s goal of facilitating patient’s rights to choose where to receive medical treatment. This includes Haraldsplass Diakonale Sykehus as one of the hospital choices.


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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.

Vision: Contribute to coping, health and relief – for patients and relatives.
• We cannot make everyone healthy, but we wil contribute to making it easier to handle a life situation.


Value-based hospital
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:
• Competency
• Respect
• Engagement
• Kindness

Research is an integral and defining part of the hospital’s clinical operations. Haraldsplass Diakonale Sykehus aims to ensure that research should
• lead to an evolving professional environment and new knowledge for the benefit of patients in prevention, diagnosis, treatment, care and palliative care
• be performed in accordance with legal and ethical quality requirements
• be implemented in our routines and used in patient care at the hospital


Key figures

12 643 inpatients, 2 228 day treatments
9 318 urgent care admissions
1 467 000 laboratory tests

896 employees performed 698 years work
4 586 surgeries, surgical clinic
840 MNOK turnover