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  • This is 1177

    Det här är 1177 - engelska

    You can call the 1177 helpline if you or someone in your family is ill. You can get advice from a nurse in English or Swedish. You can call any time of day. The website 1177.se provides information about health and illness.

  • How to buy medicines in Sweden

    Så köper du läkemedel i Sverige - engelska

    In Sweden you need a prescription to buy some types of medicines. Find out more about how it works.

  • How healthcare works in Sweden

    Så fungerar vården i Sverige - engelska

    If you or someone in your family needs medical care, you can usually get help at a healthcare centre (vårdcentral) . Call 1177 if you are unsure where to seek care. You can choose to speak Swedish or English. The nurse who answers the 1177 helpline can also give you advice on what you can do yourself to feel better.

  • Get vaccinated against influenza in Skåne

    Vaccinera dig mot influensa i Skåne - engelska

    The influenza disease returns to Sweden every autumn and winter. The influenza virus spreads quickly between people, and some people can become seriously ill. It is therefore important to get vaccinated against influenza every year.

  • Faulty copper IUD's in Skåne

    Trasiga kopparspiraler i Skåne - engelska

    A copper IUD is a contraceptive that prevents pregnancy. A number of people in Skåne received copper IUD's that turned out to have a defect. This occurred between January 2015 and the summer of 2018.

  • Healthcare in Sweden if you come from another country

    Vård i Sverige om du kommer från ett annat land - engelska

    In Sweden, you always have the right to emergency care. This is true even if you come from another country and become ill while you are in Sweden. How much you will have to pay depends, among other things, on which country you are from. In some cases, you have to pay the full cost yourself.

  • Care if you are an asylum seeker or do not have a permit to be in Sweden

    Vård om du är asylsökande eller inte har tillstånd att vara i Sverige - engelska

    If you are an adult asylum seeker, you have a right to receive medical and dental care that is deemed as urgent. This also applies if you are in Sweden without a permit. If you are under the age of 18, you always have the right to medical and dental care.

  • Health care after torture  

    Vård efter tortyr - engelska

    Torture is when someone hurts another person on purpose. For instance in order to frighten or humiliate them. Torture is prohibited. You can get help if you’ve been tortured. 

  • Healthcare for tourists to Skåne

    Vård när du är turist i Skåne - engelska

    Even if you are only visiting temporarily, you could fall ill suddenly or have an accident. So what happens if you come from another part of Sweden, or another country, and need to receive healthcare in Skåne?

  • Health care choices

    Hälsoval och vårdval - andra språk - engelska

    In Skåne, there are several different choices of health care services available, which means that you can choose the care provider or clinic you wish to attend.

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