Supervision of healthcare in Finland

Valvira guides and supervises the operations of healthcare professionals and healthcare units in both the public and the private sector. The task of Valvira is to maintain the investigate a complaint when it is suspected that a medical error or malpractice has contributed to the death or severe injury (in any other case, the […]

Healthcare system in Finland

Public health care In Finland, municipalities are responsible for organising and financing health care. A municipality can organise services by providing them itself or in collaboration with other municipalities or purchasing services from private companies or from organisations. If necessary, treatment can also be purchased from abroad. Health services are divided into primary health […]

Quality of treatment in Finland

The service provided by the healthcare system must be of high quality, safe and appropriately organised. You are entitled to good healthcare and medical care and related treatment. Good care and treatment consist of, for example, the quality of treatment, patient safety, equality and professionalism and competence of the personnel. A high quality health […]