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 register of healthcare professionals investigate a complaint when it is suspected that a medical error or malpractice has contributed to the death or severe injury (in […]

Healthcare system in Finland

Public health care In Finland, the wellbeing services counties, the City of Helsinki and HUS Group are responsible for the provision of healthcare. Each wellbeing services county also belongs to one of the five collaborative areas, each of which has one university hospital. The wellbeing services counties belonging to the same collaborative area conclude […]

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 […]