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Pihlajalinna to cut 180 jobs – fewer than expected

Finnish private healthcare company Pihlajalinna has announced it will make 180 job cuts. The announcement comes after negotiations with unions that started in June. The number...

Parliament Speaker Matti Vanhanen confirms cancer surgery

Speaker of Parliament Matti Vanhanen (Centre) says his recent surgery to remove a kidney came after a cancer diagnosis. The former Prime Minister is currently on...

Childhood poverty ‘a serious problem’ in Finland

Save The Children in Finland says childhood poverty is still a serious problem in Finland. An estimated 14,7% of Finnish children live in poverty and...

Law and order proposals: is Finland really turning into a ‘police...

Finnish ministries made two proposals which hit the headlines this week for all the wrong reasons. First, there was the idea that police would have...

Ukraine Adopts Finland’s Baby Box

Ukraine has become the latest country to introduce a baby box for all newborns, modeled on the original Finnish concept. From 1st September, all families...

New Children’s Hospital Opens

President Sauli Niinistö has officially opened a new children's hospital in Helsinki. The project, on Helsinki and Uusimaa Hospital District's Meilahti campus, was financed by...

Finland’s Elderly Care Crisis

When Maarit Junnola visited her ex-mother-in-law in Hanko recently, she was shocked to find the elderly woman hungry and thirsty, laying in her own...