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Health care

To see a doctor or nurse regarding general medical issues, you see a public or private health centre (vårdcentral).

A part of a nurses' scrubs with a stethoscope and people in the background
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Health centres

For general medical issues, you can turn to health centres in Lund, Malmö or Helsingborg. It's up to you to decide which health centre (Vårdcentral) you wish to turn to. You can find health centres close to you using the link below.

Health centre options and contact details at the Region Skåne website (Note that this link takes you to a webpage in Swedish. If you wish to see the results for a specific municipality, you can type in the name of the municipality in the search field).

Always bring you ID card and if you don't have a Swedish social security number (Swedish personal number), also bring your admission Notification of Results/exchange Letter of Acceptance and proof of insurance.

If you need to see someone regarding sexual health and contraception, please refer to the sexual health and contraception information.

Sexual health and contraception information

Out-of-hours help

Out-of-hours doctor

If you need a doctor in Lund after 17.00 or during the weekend,
call +46 (0)7 71 625 000.

Free medical advice telephone service (open 24/7)

You can also call the free Medical Advice telephone service (Sjukvårdsrådgivningen), 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 1177 (+46 771 1177 00 if you're using a foreign phone number) to get:

  • Medical advice from a registered nurse
  • Advice on how to take care of yourself
  • Information on where you can go if your condition calls for care by a physician

Emergency 112

For emergencies or life-threatening situations, call 112. It is also possible to go to the emergency ward (akutmottagning) at the University Hospital directly, 24 hours a day.

Emergency psychiatric care:

  • Lund, telephone: +46 (0)46 17 41 00. The clinic is at Baravägen 1, Lund.
  • Malmö, telephone: +46(0) 40 33 80 00. The clinic is at Carl-Bertil Laurells gata 7, first floor
  • Helsingborg, telephone: +46 (0)42 406 27 30. The clinic is at Karolina Widerströms gata 10.

Poison information:

Call +46 (0)8 33 12 31 during daytime, or in case of emergency call 112.

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