Region Stockholm is responsible for all publicly-financed healthcare and public transport in Stockholm County. The Region Stockholm Assembly is also responsible for other overall issues within the county, such as regional planning and cultural subsidies.
Region Stockholm is one of Europe's largest healthcare providers, offering everything from telephone advice about self-care to advanced specialist care at university hospitals.
Public transport in Stockholm County should be easily accessible, reliable and environmentally friendly. AB Storstockholms Lokaltrafik (Stockholm Public Transport, SL), Waxholmsbolaget and Färdtjänsten are responsible for transport services. The number of travellers rises each year.
Region Stockholm is responsible for regional growth and development in the county. This means that we are to create the best conditions for the Stockholm region to remain a leading, innovative, attractive, and sustainable region.
Culture strengthens the Stockholm region and makes it attractive to residents, visitors and investors. Art can help to create more healing healthcare environments. Region Stockholm contributes to a wide cultural activity and is also the main financier of the Stockholm Concert Hall and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
Residents of our region will meet art and different cultural expressions in hospitals and within health care, in public transportation, especially in the underground stations. Art contributes to the well-being and safety of people's everyday lives.
Map of Stockholm County