To see a doctor or nurse regarding general medical issues, you see a public or private health centre (vårdcentral).
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.
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
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.
Call +46 (0)8 33 12 31 during daytime, or in case of emergency call 112.
Free medical advice
Dial 1177 (+46 771 1177 00 if you're using a foreign phone number)
Emergency psychiatric care (Lund)
+46 (0)46 17 41 00
Find health centres on the Region Skane website
Out-of-hours doctor in Lund
+46 (0)7 71 625 000
Student Health counselling
+46 (0)46 222 4377
Womens Crisis Centre Lund
– women helping women
kvinnojourenlund [at] telia [dot] com
+46 (0)46 121 960
Opening hours on the Kvinnojouren i Lund Facebook page
Kvinnofridslinjen – national
help line for women
Health care in Lund, Sweden
The Student Guide has detailed information regarding local health clinics, pharmacies and other health related information. You receive a printed copy of the Student Guide in your Welcome Pack at the start of the semester, or you can download it from this page (PDF, new window).