Healthcare in Oslo

Medicines, Hospitals in Oslo

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For immediate care, but not for emergencies, there are first aid stations (legevakt) located in most communities. They to serve non-life threatening illness or injury.


Walk-In Emergency Medical Service (Legevakt)can be found in Oslo 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at:
Municipal Legevakt: Storgt. 40, 0182 Oslo. Tel: 22 11 80 80
Oslo University Hospital (Oslo universitetssykehus): health trust that operates three hospitals in Oslo-
Rikshospitalet (The National Hospital)- Sognsvannsveien 20, 0372 Oslo. Tel: +47 915 02770.
Ullev University Hospital- Ulleval, N-0407 Oslo. Tel: +4723016800.
Aker University Hospital- leveringsadresse: Trondheimsveien 235, 0586 Oslo. Tel: +02770

Private Medical Clinics often offer emergency walk-in services as well.

Red Cross Klinikk- Fredrik Stangsgt. 11/13, 0264 Oslo. Tel:: 22 54 11 11.
Oslo Akutten- Nedre Vollgt. 8, 0158 Oslo. Tel: 22 41 24 40.
Volvat Medisinske Senter- Borgenvn. 2A, 0303 Oslo. tel: 22 95 75 00.
Klinikk 8- Hjalmar Brantingsvei 8, 0581 Oslo. tel: 22 65 06 10.


Pharmacies are known as Apotek. One apotek is always open in each district. A schedule of opening hours can be obtained at any pharmacy or by calling directory assistance at Tel 180.

In Oslo:
Jernbanetorvets Apotek - Jernbanetorget 4 B. Tel: 22 33 69 24. Open 24 hours a day.
Sagene Apotek - Grimstadgt. 21. Tel: 22 18 22 00.
Sfinxen Apotek - Bogstadvn. 51. Tel: 22 46 34 44. Open until 9:00 p.m. on week nights and until 8:00 p.m. on Sundays and holidays.

Update 17/08/2010


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