Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Partner 3

Stockholm County Council serves for the healthcare for its 2 million inhabitants in the region.
Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
One third of this budget goes to the Karolinska University hospital located in Solna and Huddinge with about 15,000 employees and 1,700 patient beds. Karolinska deliver highly specialized care to patients also from other parts of Sweden and is closely associated with the Karolinska Institutet as a research and teaching hospital. Strategic international alliances is an essential part of our activity.

The work will be conducted within the Department of Anesthesiology, Surgical Services & Intensive Care, who has been in charge for Hyperbaric Medicine since 1991. We specialize in treatment of surgical infections and complications ranging from life-threatening soft-tissue infections to postoperative infections and complications in pediatricneuro-and trauma surgery. With a full-time Hyperbaric staff (n=10) and part-time doctors (n=20) and nurses (n=25) specialized in anesthesiology and intensive care, we supply 24-h HBO services as a referral centre for mid-east and northern Sweden with approx. 5 million inhabitants.


Karolinska university Hospital is one of the Swedish partners involved in WP2.

Key contributors to activities are: Michael Nekludov, MD.