Jönköping County comprises 13 municipalities and is the sixth largest in the country, in terms of population. 80 percent of Sweden’s population lives within a 350 km radius.
Jönköping County has two primary functions:
• Regional development and growth
• Public health, healthcare and dental care
Region Västra Götaland
Region Västra Götaland is the single largest healthcare provider in the territory Västra Götaland in Sweden. We are governed by democratically elected politicians and with just over 55,000 employees one of Sweden’s biggest employers.
Our task is to offer good healthcare and dental care and to provide the prerequisites for good public health, a rich cultural life, a good environment, jobs, research, education and good communications.
Altogether, this all provides a foundation for sustainable growth in Västra Götaland.
We are committed to promoting health, sustainability and growth in Kronoberg.
In Region Kronoberg the responsibility for areas that contribute to regional development in the whole county is accumulated. Health care makes up the main part. Amongst other areas of responsibility you will find, public transport and infrastructure, skills development and educational issues, environmental and climate related issues, community planning, innovation, business development, international issues, public health and culture.
Our vision is to have a good life in a viable Kronoberg. Our shared value is respect for the individual person.
Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR)
SALAR is an employers’ organisation and an organisation that represents and advocates for local government in Sweden. All of Sweden’s municipalities and regions are members of SALAR.
SALAR is the largest employer organisation in Sweden. We also represent and advocate for local government by raising issues, acting decisively and enlightening public opinion. Our ambition is to be one step ahead and to shed light on important changes outside local government that affect our members. SALAR is a politically run organisation.
International Supporting Partners
Danish Society for Patient Safety
Danish Society for Patient Safety (PS!) is an independent, nonprofit organization working to improve patient safety across Danish healthcare. PS! was founded, and is supported by, all major stakeholders in Danish healthcare. PS! strives to create sustainable healthcare, undertaking small and large scale improvement projects in collaboration with our partners.
The NVZ is the trade association for general hospitals and specialist institutions in the Netherlands. We represent the interests of our members where healthcare, the economy, and society are concerned. The NVZ also represents Dutch hospitals’ interests abroad. In Europe, through HOPE and HOSPEEM, we join European politicians in Brussels in their discussions around healthcare. In addition, the NVZ is a member of the International Hospital Federation (IHF).
Norwegian Patient Safety Programme
Launched in 2011, the Norwegian Patient Safety Programme aims to reduce preventable patient harm, establishing lasting structures for patient safety and improve patient safety culture in the health and care services. It is a nation-wide program that applies to all levels of the health and care services.
NHS England and Improvement
NHS England and NHS Improvement are working together as a new single organisation to better support the NHS to deliver improved care for patients. Our new single operating model has been designed to support delivery of the NHS Long Term Plan. Local health systems are supported by our seven integrated regional teams who play a major leadership role in the geographies they manage. They make decisions about how best to support and assure performance in their region, as well as supporting system transformation and the development of sustainability and transformation partnerships and integrated care systems. Our approach to delivering the NHS Long Term Plan will balance national direction with local autonomy to secure the best outcomes for patients.
The Scottish Government is the devolved government for Scotland and has a range of responsibilities that include: the economy, education, health, justice, rural affairs, housing, environment, equal opportunities, consumer advocacy and advice, transport and taxation.
Healthcare Improvement Scotland
Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS) is an improvement organisation providing better quality health and social care for the people of Scotland. HIS enable people to make informed decisions about their care and treatment and help health and social care organisations to redesign and continuously improve services.
NHS Education for Scotland
NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is an education and training body and a special health board within NHS Scotland, with responsibility of developing and delivering education and training for the healthcare workforce in Scotland. NES has a Scotland wide role in undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing professional development.
Quality Improvement In Health And Social Care (HSCQI)
Designing an infrastructure to improve health & social care in Northern Ireland. Inspiring: Connecting: Improving.
Health Service Executive
The Health Service Executive (HSE) is responsible for the provision of health and personal social services for everyone living in Ireland, with public funds.
Improvement Cymru is the improvement service for NHS Wales. We are experts in developing, embedding, and delivering system-wide improvements. We achieve this by supporting organisations and helping them embed an inclusive culture of improvement. We have also been a part of the core Public Health Wales response to covid-19 since March 2020.
Singapore Healthcare Improvement Network (SHINe)
The Singapore Healthcare Improvement Network (SHINe) is an umbrella group composed of 33 member healthcare organisations including Ministry of Health, Agency for Integrated Care, acute care hospitals, speciality centres, polyclinics and community hospitals whom are collectively committed to better health, better care and lower cost care to patients. The Network aims to accelerate the pace and scale of improvement, leading to system-wide, transformative healthcare in Singapore. It is also a network for members to collaborate and learn from each other to develop, implement and modify patient safety and quality improvement in their respective organisation, as well as influence and effect the national quality improvement agenda.
Zorgnet-Icuro is an Flemish employers’ organization uniting more than 750 private social profit organizations: hospitals, care provisions for elderly and organizations providing mental health care. Taken together, these organizations employ about 140.000 employees. The main objective of Zorgnet-Icuro is the realization and development of accessible and affordable quality care for every patient, resident and client.