To see a doctor or nurse regarding general medical issues, you see a public
or private health centre (Vårdcentral).
The St Lars Health
Centre in Lund cooperates with Student Health to provide students with a
health service for general medical issues. All staff speak English and can help
international students with their general medical concerns.
You can choose which health centre you wish to go to in Lund, Malmö or Helsingborg. Find health centre contact details on the Region Skåne website (Note that this link takes you to a webpage in Swedish, but you can select the city where you wish to find a health centre/Vårdcentral using the "I vilken kommun?" ("in which municipality?") box with drop down options. The list of results display below the box - you should see the Lund results automatically when you click on the above link).
Please read the detailed information on what to do if you need to see
someone regarding sexual health and birth control.
Always bring you ID card and if you don't have a Swedish social security number, also bring your Admission letter/Letter of Acceptance and proof of insurance.
After hours help
If you need a doctor in Lund after 17.00 or during the weekend, call 046 -
275 19 00.
Free medical advice 1177
You can also call the free Medical Advice telephone service
(Sjukvårdsrådgivningen), 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 1177 to get:
- medical advice from a registered nurse,
- advice on how to take care of yourself, or
- information on where you can go if your condition calls for care by a
For emergencies or life-threatening situations, call 112. It is also possible
to go directly to the emergency ward (Akutmottagning) at the University
Hospital, 24 hours a day.
Emergency psychiatric care: call 046 - 17 41 00. The clinic is at St. Lars väg
in the St. Lars area in southern Lund.
For poison information call 08-33 12 31 during daytime, or in case of
emergency call 112.