Follow-up treatment of a patient

What is the procedure for the after-care of surgery, for example, if a patient has been treated abroad? After returning to Finland, the patient must contact his/her own health centre to make arrangements for follow-up treatment. Preliminary agreements on the follow-up treatment can also be made before seeking treatment abroad. In Finland, follow-up treatment is […]

Follow-up treatment

The preparation of the follow-up treatment and rehabilitation plan will involve considerations related to physical rehabilitation, adaptation coaching, career guidance, instruction in the use of aids, psychosocial rehabilitation and nutritional advice as well as evaluations of your ability to work and your return to work. If necessary, your next of kin or companion can be […]

Follow-up treatment for treatment provided in Finland

If you receive follow-up treatment abroad after first receiving treatment in Finland, deliver the patient documents concerning your treatment to the party responsible for your follow-up treatment. In Finland, patient documents are usually provided in Finnish or Swedish. If necessary, have them translated into other languages. Follow-up treatment may involve rehabilitation, follow-up inspections, laboratory tests […]

Follow-up treatment for treatment received abroad

You will receive treatment on the basis of an assessment of the need for treatment made by the doctor caring for you in a public healthcare unit of your municipality of residence, even if it is a matter of follow-up care for treatment provided abroad. Follow-up treatment may involve, for example, post-operative wound care, laboratory […]