Adult health clinics
The adult health clinics are responsible for giving health advice and information for adults in their local areas.
Children and young people under 18 years old are invited at regular intervals to dental checks. Adults book an appointment through the centralised appointment service. It is also possible to use e-services to check, reschedule, or cancel an appointment; to make an initial appointment with a dental hygienist for assessing the need for treatment; and to make an appointment with a dentist for urgent care.
Diabetes outpatient clinic
Emergency care services and first aid
If a patient urgently needs to consult a doctor, he or she books the appointment from the Telephone Health Service, tel. 10023 or tel. 03 10 0023 when calling from a mobile phone, daily 7 – 22.
The First Aid Unit Acuta treats Tampere residents having acutely fallen ill and residents with minor injuries.
If you need medical help or consultation, call the nurse at Information and advice number. Information on Health Services and Health Care Advice by telephone: 10023 or by mobile phone 03 10023, daily 7 - 22. If an examination carried out by a doctor is necessary, the nurse will make an appointment with a doctor for you.
Except for emergency medical care, the health services organised by the City of Tampere are only provided for Tampere residents. You are entitled to these services if you are registered in Tampere.
Those studying at colleges and institutes located in Tampere belong to the system of student health care.
Health services for immigrants
The first-phase medical consultation of the nurse for immigrants and returnees is located in Hervanta. Newcomers undergo a medical examination and in urgent cases treatment is provided.
The Poison Information Centre answers questions concerning the
prevention and treatment of acute poisonings every day, around the
clock. The Centre serves the whole of Finland by telephone and provides
guidance to the public and to health care professionals.
Facilities related to meals, shopping, cleaning, sauna bath, safety telephone and transport can be organized for the aged as support services and are provided by the Home Care Department.
Tampere residents receive hospital care at the City of Tampere’s Hatanpää Hospital, where surgical patients as well as patients with medical disorders and with infectious diseases are treated. You need a doctor’s referral in order to receive specialised medical care services.
Specialised medical care services are also purchased for Tampere residents from the Pirkanmaa Hospital District (Tampere University Hospital, TAYS) and Pirkanmaa Nursing Home (Pirkanmaan Hoitokoti).
Housing Market Place (Asuntotori) provides information on the available types of housing and advice on how to look for accommodation.
The Housing Department will answer questions concerning housing finance and other housing services. From there you can also get a queue number needed when applying for a right-of-occupancy dwelling.
Housing Market Place (Asuntotori) provides information on the available types of housing and advice on how to look for accommodation. You can easily find out at the centre which agencies offer rented flats, for example.
The Housing Department will answer questions concerning housing finance
and other housing services. From there you can also get a queue number
needed when applying for a right-of-occupancy dwelling.