St. Olavs Hospital, Trondheim University Hospital, integrated with NTNU
St. Olav is the local Hospital for the population of Sør-Trøndelag with 302,000 inhabitants, but has several regional and national tasks for the population in the three counties of Møre and Romsdal, Sør-Trøndelag and Nord-Trøndelag with a total of 695,000 inhabitants. Most of the hospital business is located in Trondheim.
Specialist health care
The activity consists of specialist health care services both in somatic and mental health care located on several places in Sør-Trøndelag. Most of the services are situated in Trondheim: Øya, Østmarka, Brøset og Lian. There are three District Psychiatric Centres, two of them in Trondheim and one in Orkdal. The Hospitals in Orkdal and Røros, and Hysnes Rehabilitation Centre are included in the clinical activity.
The University Hospital
St. Olavs Hospital is the University Hospital for Mid-Norway and integrated with NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim). Patient treatment, research and education are integrated functions.
The new University Hospital is built at Øya in the central part of Trondheim. The first clinical centres were completed in 2006. The entire hospital project will be completed in 2015. The new hospital will have a total area of 197 500. From this will 49,500 m2 be used to university and teaching functions. Approximately 80 per cent of the buildings in the previous hospital will be replaced by new ones.