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Söka vård - engelska

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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.

  • Free health advice by phone in several languages

    Kan jag få telefonrådgivning - andra språk - engelska

    In Stockholm County, you can get free health advice by phone in several languages. Here you will find phone numbers and opening hours.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Healthcare in Stockholm County

    Hitta rätt vård nära dig - engelska

    Read about where to get help and what healthcare options are available in the area of Stockholm.

  • Midwifery clinics

    Barnmorskemottagning - andra språk - engelska

    If you need contraception, are pregnant or want to check if you have a sexually transmitted disease - get in touch with one of our midwifery clinics.

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Healthcare in Stockholm County

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