Hospital

Specialised medical care is usually the responsibility of the hospital district of your home municipality. A hospital district has a central hospital and other hospitals. You can also choose your specialised medical care provider in the public healthcare system from anywhere in Finland. The specialised medical care unit is chosen together with the doctor or […]

Choosing a hospital

Can I choose a provider of specialised medical care from the municipality where I am studying, for example? Specialised medical care is usually the responsibility of the hospital district with a central hospital and other hospitals, which is determined based on our municipality of residence. If you wish, you may also choose your specialised medical […]

Public healthcare

Primary healthcare services are usually provided in the municipality´s health centre. A municipality can arrange primary healthcare services also in collaboration with another municipality, or it can procure the services from a private company or an organisation. The health services that the municipality must provide are laid down separately in the relevant Act. The municipalities […]