Language rights

Healthcare professionals are obliged to inform the customer concerning their state of health, the significance of the treatment, the different treatment options and other factors related to the treatment. If the customer and the treatment personnel do not have a common language, interpretation will be arranged if necessary. In Finland, the customer always has the […]

Patient’s rights to treatment

Everyone is entitled to emergency treatment Everyone is entitled to receive emergency treatment in Finland, regardless of their citizenship, country of origin or basis of their residence in Finland. Emergency treatment refers to treatment provided due to a sudden illness or accident. A person arriving from abroad is usually responsible for the costs of emergency […]