Main health service information sources
Your main information and self-service website for all the public health services.
If you need help finding your way in the healthcare system, get guidance from Helsenorge by calling 23 32 70 00 (Monday-Friday from 08:00 to 15:30).
The Government agency for health economy management. Assists citizens in a number of health-related services, like changing your regular GP, order European Health Insurance Card and reimbursement of medical expenses.
Health and Social Services Ombudsman (Pasient-og brukerombudet)
Acts as a voice for patients and clients who find it difficult to safeguard their own interests. Can help you with guidance and information about your rights, communication with service providers and assistance in meetings and complaint procedures. There is one ombudsman in each county.
Other official health-related sources of information
Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH)
Norwegian: Folkehelseinstituttet (FHI)
A government agency providing knowledge for public health and the health and care services.
The Norwegian System of Patient Injury Compensation
Norwegian: Norsk pasientskadeerstatning (NPE)
A government agency handling compensation claims from patients who think they may have gotten an injury from an error or omission in the health care treatment.
Learn more about the Norwegian healthcare system
Landsforeningen for hjerte-og lungesyke (LHL) is an organization working for people with heart and lung diseases.