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 […]

Statistical and research information

Statistical information on cross-border health care. Statistics provided by Kela include information on European Health Insurance Cards (EHIC), medical care costs incurred abroad and their reimbursements, and prior authorisations for seeking treatment abroad. The National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) collects statistical and register information from social and health care organisations operating in Finland. […]