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Accident and emergency department

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Turn to the accident and emergency department with severe illnesses and accidents. The patients with the greatest need of care are treated first. If your complaints are not acute, there is a risk that you will have to wait a long time or will be sent to your healthcare centre or the on-call centre.

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There are accident and emergency departments at the hospitals in Linköping, Norrköping and Motala. A&E is open 24 hours. Both Linköping and Norrköping also have a paediatric A&E for children and youths up to age 18 with acute medical conditions.

Turn to A&E for situations such as:

  • Chest pains
  • Suspected bone fracture
  • Severe bleeding
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Severe accident

For acute, life-threatening conditions, call 112.

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