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Home medical supplies

The distribution point will move on Monday 17.6.

The distribution point will move to new premises on Friday 17.6. The new address will be Kuninkaankatu 14–16 (former Anttila-building). The new opening hours will be as follows: Mon, Tue, Thu 8 - 16, Wed 8 - 18 and Fri 8 - 14. The advice telephone 03 5657 0003 will serve from Monday to Friday 9 - 11 and 12 - 14.

The distribution point will be closed on Friday 14.6.

Patients in Tampere are entitled to medical supplies free of charge, based on a report from their doctor or nurse. The prerequisite is that the need for the supplies and equipment is estimated to be of a long-term nature, usually more than three months.

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The distribution point for the medical supplies is located at the edge of the Central Square (Keskustori), on Aleksis Kiven katu.

Distribution Point for Medical Supplies
Tel. 03 5657 0003, advice and orders Mon - Thu 9 - 11 and 12 - 14, Fri 9 - 11
Aleksis Kiven katu 18
33210 Tampere
opening hours Mon 9 - 11 and 11.45 - 18, Tue - Thu 9 - 11 and 11.45 - 16, Fri and days before public holidays 8 - 11 and 11.45 - 13

First-time customers must present a certificate specifying the amount of medical supplies they will need for three months.

Orders for the medical supplies can be made by telephoning 03 5657 0003 or by visiting the distribution point in person. Diabetics are not required to order their medical supplies in advance.

Examples of medical supplies:

  • Fistula supplies
  • Diabetic supplies
  • Wound care supplies
  • Incontinence nappies, catheters and urine collection bags
  • Other medical supplies, e.g. supplies for oxygen therapy, dialysis treatment, artificial nutrition and tracheostomy careti