Taking medication with you on long trips – what to remember?


Returning to the South for the winter? Need your medicine with you? Is a Finnish prescription valid at your local pharmacy in Malaga? Before departure, you should find out about prescriptions, rules relating to reimbursable medication and applying for reimbursement. As a general rule, a prescription issued by a doctor in Finland is valid in […]

Suomi.fi also provides information on social and health services


For the renewed Suomi.fi online service, information is being collected on public services and service channels throughout Finland. Public services may be produced by government offices, institutes, municipalities or state-owned companies. Suomi.fi serves citizens, companies and authorities alike. Part of Suomi.fi, the Finnish Service Catalogue also has information on social and health services. Each organisation […]

The Choosehealthcare.fi website marks its second launch anniversary


The choosehealthcare.fi website will celebrate its second anniversary on 30 September 2017. At launch, it was the first online service accessible nationwide to offer comprehensive information about patients’ right to choose their healthcare provider in Finland and about access to health services outside Finland. The site was created by the Contact Point for Cross-Border Healthcare […]