The biggest assignment for the Region of Southern Denmark is to run the region’s healthcare system, drawing on an annual budget of around DKK 22.6 billion.
The vision for the healthcare service in the Region of Southern Denmark is:
The healthcare service in the Region of Southern Denmark is there to serve citizens, and it makes an active contribution to preventing and treating illnesses – and thus improving citizens’ health in general.
The Region of Southern Denmark runs four hospital units:
The Region of Southern Denmark works with 800 General Practitioners (GPs) to provide medical care.
The Region is also responsible for subsidising medicines as well as treatment by dentists, physiotherapists, chiropodists, chiropractors and psychologists.
Moreover, the Region works closely with both GPs and the 22 local authorities to provide citizens with the best possible coherence in the patient process.
Around 21,000 people are employed in the field of healthcare in the Region of Southern Denmark.
The annual healthcare budget totals DKK 22.6 billion, of which more than 80 per cent is financed by the
The remainder is financed by the local authorities in the form of a fixed basic fee and other activity-dependent
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