The Health Care Act regulates the time in which a person must receive treatment. (Health Care Act 1326/2010)

A person has to receive first aid and emergency treatment immediately no matter where they live. Health stations and hospitals have emergency rooms.

Non-emergency care is given to the residents of the municipality at health stations. There are certain guarantees for getting into treatment. If a health station or a hospital cannot offer treatment within the designated time they must find it elswhere for the patient.

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Bulletin / March 2015

Waiting times for care and treatment at Kangasniemi health station.

Emergency doctors’  appointments at Kangasniemi  health centre Monday to Friday 8 – 18 and Saturdays 8 – 14, tel. 015 7801 301.

At other times doctors’ appointments at Mikkeli Central Hospital’s emergency room. Ensineuvo medical helpline tel.015 211 411 Mon-Fri 7 – 21, weekends and holidays 7 –15.

Night time 21 – 7, weekends and holidays 15 – 7 telephone service at  015 225 588 where the patient’s need for care in acute health problems is assessed.

In an emergency call 112.

Normal, i.e. not urgent doctors’ appointments Mon-Fri  8 – 10 and 13 – 15, tel. 015 7801 501.  The waiting time for a booked doctor’s appointment is 2 weeks.

The laboratory operatess both on time reservations and queue numbers
Reservations klo 12 -14 tel. 044 717 8400.
Sample taking Mon-Fri klo 8 -11 by doctor’s referral.
Reservations also on the internet at www.islab.fi/ajanvaraus

A doctor’s referral is always needed for X-rays and ultra sound and the time has to be reserved in advance. Reservations Mon-Fri  8 – 10 and  13 – 15, tel. 015 7801 501.  X-ray and ultrasound examinations are made in Kangasniemi approximately 2-3 times a month.

A nurse’s telephone advice line Mon-Fri  klo 8 – 9, tel. 015 7801 307 and 14 – 15, tel. 015 7801 504. The nurse will answer questions and whenever necessary send the patient to a nurse or a doctor. A nurse will usually be able to see you within the same day.

Bulletin / March 2015

Waiting times for dental care
Access to dental care is determined by the patient’s symptoms, problems, on dental surgery grounds and the acuteness of the need for care.

The assessment of the need for care is done within three weekdays.

The waiting time for non-acute dental care is 3-4 months.

Emergency dental care appointments in Kangasniemi Mon-Thu 7.45 – 15.15, Fri  7.45 – 13.30, tel. 015 7801 223.

Weekends and holidays emergency appointments are taken care of by  Pankalampi main health station, dental care unit, Mikkeli 9 -10,  tel. 015 1944 425. At other times and in serious cases please contact Ensineuvo medical helpline, tel. 015 211 411, and 15 – 7 acute care unit, tel. 015 225 588.


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