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Government plans new increase in elderly care staff

The government is planning an increase in the staff-to-patient ratio for elderly care, and it could mean 4000 more healthcare professionals are needed to...

Report: last summer’s heatwave caused 380 premature deaths

Last summer’s heatwave, the second hottest on record, caused around 380 premature deaths in Finland. That’s the conclusions in a new report out this...

Our man at the UN strikes back over health care criticisms

Finland's United Nations Ambassador has hit back online over health care criticisms leveled at the Nordic nation. Writing on Twitter, Nikki Haley said that health care...

Esperi Care boss resigns amid ongoing criticism

The boss  of Esperi Care which runs care facilities for elderly people has resigned this morning. CEO Marja Aarnio-Isohannin had been under increasing pressure from...

Finns become EU’s first to use ePrescriptions abroad

Finland has become the first EU country where patients can collect prescriptions from their home doctor, at a pharmacy in another EU country. From Monday,...