Statistics from the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL): Differences in waiting lists between healthcare districts

10.4.2017

At the end of December 2016, 115,823 patients were waiting for access to treatment at the hospitals of healthcare districts, and almost 2,000 of them had been waiting for non-urgent treatment for more than six months, says a THL statistics report. The fastest access to non-urgent special medical treatment was available in Southwest Finland and […]

Availability of treatment

Maximum times for access to treatment Maximum times within which treatment must be provided in non-emergency cases have been prescribed for access to treatment. In emergencies you have the right to receive treatment immediately at the emergency service of the nearest health centre or hospital. Municipalities and hospital districts must publish on their websites information […]