The Costs for Shootings in Stockholm This Year: SEK 10 Million

The number of shootings in Stockholm has increased in recent years. At Karolinska's trauma unit, 38 patients have been treated with gunshot wounds this year at a total cost of more than SEK 10 million.  - We have received more seriously injured from shootings and knife violence than we have ever had before, says Lennart Adamsson, … Continue reading The Costs for Shootings in Stockholm This Year: SEK 10 Million

Swedish Healthcare System Under Extreme Pressure – 30 Nurses Quit Their Jobs at Karolinska Hospital

Even before COVID-19 hit Sweden the healthcare system was under extreme pressure. The occupancy rate in all Swedish hospitals before the pandemic hit was on average 105% The reason is extreme population growth causing lack of capacity and distress in the healthcare system. Waiting lines for operations were several months long even before the pandemic … Continue reading Swedish Healthcare System Under Extreme Pressure – 30 Nurses Quit Their Jobs at Karolinska Hospital