Kuopio

FSHS Kuopio is closed 23.12.2017-1.1.2018

Where to call if our health center is closed:

Accident and emergency services (in Kuopio University Hospital)
- only for immediate assistance
Tel. +358 116 117

General emergency number in Finland:
112 (no area code needed)

 

Appointments and information by phone

General health

Acute treatment

Address: Niiralankatu 23, 70600 Kuopio

Treatment need assessments and appointments: Call 046 710 1076 from Monday to Thursday between 8.00 and 15.00 and Fridays from 8.00 to 14.00. In urgent cases you should contact us in the morning between 8.00 and 9.00.  Our public health nurse will assess your need for treatment, give treatment instructions or, if necessary, make an appointment with a general practitioner or other doctor or nurse.
Read more about treatment need assessments and a callback service.

Check or cancel appointments
or call our automated telephone service on 046 710 1077 to cancel your appointment.

How to get advice over the phone: Call 046 710 1076 from Monday to Thursday between 8.00 and 15.00 and Fridays from 8.00 to 14.00.

Exceptions to our regular service hours:
If New Year's Eve, Maundy Thursday or 30 April falls on a weekday from Monday to Friday, our health centre is open from 8.00 to 13.00.

Where to call if our health centre is closed:
Contact the City of Kuopio health centre

Remember that you must show your student card or certificate of attendance when you come for an appointment.

Our acute treatment policy

Laboratory and imaging examinations

Address: Niiralankatu 23, 70600 Kuopio

LABORATORY Laboratory examinations are only available if you have a referral by an FSHS doctor or puplic health nurse.

LABORATORY TEST AND APPOINTMENTS:
Laboratory appointments can be booked via the MyFSHS service. If this is not feasible for any reason, you can also call the site 046 710 1076.
To make an appointment, you will need an appointment ticket, which you can obtain from an FSHS doctor or public health nurse. The ticket allows you to book appointments via the MyFSHS system. If an appointment you have booked is no longer suitable for you, you can reschedule it without losing your ticket. If you find you do not need a laboratory appointment at all, you can cancel your booking. You will then lose your appointment ticket.
Checking, rescheduling or cancelling an appointment

Laboratory is open Mon-Thurs 8-9.30. When you arrive at the laboratory please take a queuing number under LABORATORY TESTS.

HOW TO TAKE A SAMPLE AT HOME:
For instructions and sample containers for samples taken at home, visit the reception on a business day between 8.00 and 12.00
You can drop your sample off at the laboratory from Mon to Thurs by 11 o´clock in the morning. Remember to follow the instructions proveided by our laboratory staff regarding your specific sample.

LABORATORY TEST RESULTS:
Instructions regarding how and from whom you will receive the results of your laboratory tests are provided by the FSHS staff member who gave you the referral for the tests. (Results are not available from our lab staff.) If you were not informed about this, make a phone appointment with your doctor/public health nurse on 046 710 1076

IMAGING EXAMINATIONS
Our imaging examinations include bone and dental X-ray examinations, ultrasound examinations, spirometry tests and electrocardiography (EKG). These examinations are available on referral by an FSHS doctor, with EKG also being available on referral by an FSHS public health nurse.
You will need to book an appointment in advance for ultrasound examinations, spirometry tests, special dental imaging and pelvic and lumbar spine X-ray examinations.

Appointments and advice: Monday to Thursday between 8.00 and 15.00 and Fridays from 8.00-14.00 by phone 046 7101076

Imaging examination results Available from the referring doctor.

Non-urgent treatment

Address: Niiralankatu 23, 70600 Kuopio

Treatment need assessments and appointments: Call 046 710 1076 from Monday to Thursday between 8.00 and 15.00 and Fridays from 8.00 to 14.00.
If your case is not urgent, please call after 9.00 a.m. Read more about treatment need assessments and a callback service.

Check or cancel appointments or call our automated telephone service on 046 710 1077 to cancel your appointment

How to get advice over the phone: Call 046 710 1076 from Monday to Thursday between 8.00 and 15.00 and Fridays
from 8.00 to 14.00.

Exceptions to our regular service hours: If New Year's Eve, Maundy Thursday or 30 April falls on a weekday from Monday to Friday, our health centre is open from 8.00 to 13.00.

Where to call if our health centre is closed: Contact the City of Kuopio health centre

Other things to remember: Remember that you must show your student card or certificate of attendance when you come for an appointment. This health centre does not have a physiotherapist. Physiotherapy is available as an outsourced service on the basis of a referral by an FSHS doctor. The service mainly consists of guidance and advice. Individual treatment is available on a limited basis.

Prescription renewals

Address: Niiralankatu 23, 70600 Kuopio

FSHS start using electronic prescription from 3th December 2014. Medicine prescriptions are valid for one year from the date given on them. If you have agreed with a doctor on prescription renewal or you have seen an FSHS doctor about the prescription and you would like to have the prescription renewed, you can organise the renewal without an appointment. Bring the prescription to our appointment reservations office.

Birth control prescription renewals: For birth control prescriptions you will need to see a doctor and have a cervical smear (Pap test) taken every 3 years. In the meanwhile you can leave your prescription with our appointment reservations staff for renewal when you make a "self-care visit".

For enquiries over the phone call 046 710 1076 from Monday to Thursday between 8.00 and 15.00 and
Friday between 8.00 and 14.00.

Exceptions to our regular service hours:
If New Year's Eve, Maundy Thursday or 30 April falls on a weekday from Monday to Friday, our health centre is open from 8.00 to 13.00.

Other things to remember:
Make sure you take your prescriptions to our appointment reservation desk for renewal in good time before you run out.

Oral health

Acute treatment

Address: Niiralankatu 23, 70600 Kuopio

Treatment need assessments and appointments: Call 046 710 1078 from Monday to Thursday between 8.00 and 15.00 and on Fridays between 8.00 and 14.00. Read more about treatment need assessments and a callback service.

Check or cancell an appointments or call 046 710 1078 during the service ours of our appointment reservations service, or call our automated telephone service on 046 710 1077 to cancel your appointment.

How to get advice over the phone: Call 046 710 1078 from Monday to Thursday between 8.00 and 15.00 and on Fridays between 8.00 and 14.00.

Exceptions to our regular service hours:
If New Year's Eve, Maundy Thursday or 30 April falls on a weekday from Monday to Friday, our health centre is open from 8.00 to 13.00.

Where to call if our health centre is closed:
City of Kuopio dental health care service

Other things to remember: Remember that you must show your student card or certificate of attendance when you come for an appointment.

Basic dental care and other necessary treatment

Address: Niiralankatu 23, 70600 Kuopio

Treatment need assessments and appointments: Call 046 710 1078 from Monday to Thursday between 8.00 and 15.00 and on Fridays between 8.00 and 14.00.  Read more about treatment need assessments and a callback service.

Check or cancel an appointments
 or call 046 710 1078 during the service ours of our appointment reservations service, or call our automated telephone service on 046 710 1077 to cancel your appointment.

How to get advice over the phone: Call 046 710 1078 from Monday to Thursday between 8.00 and 15.00 and on Fridays between 8.00 and 14.00.

Exceptions to our regular service hours: If New Year's Eve, Maundy Thursday or 30 April falls on a weekday from Monday to Friday, our health centre is open from 8.00 to 13.00.

Where to call if our health centre is closed:  City of Kuopio dental health care service

Mental health

Crisis help

Address: Niiralankatu 23

Treatment need assessments and appointments: Call 046 710 1076 from Monday to Thursday between 8.00 and 15.00 and on Fridays between 8.00 and 14.00. Read more about treatment need assessments and callback service.

Check or cancel appointments : To cancel a mental health service appointment call 046 710 1076 from Monday to Thursday between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. and Fridays between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. or call our automated telephone service on 046 710 1077 to cancel your appointment.

How to get advice over the phone:
Call 046 710 1076 from Monday to Thursday between 8.00 and 15.00 and on Fridays between 8.00 and 14.00.

Exceptions to our regular service hours:
If New Year's Eve, Maundy Thursday or 30 April falls on a weekday from Monday to Friday, our health centre is open from 8.00 to 13.00.

Where to call if our health centre is closed:
Contact the City of Kuopio health centre

Other things to remember: Crisis appointments are not available from the mental health services.
For crisis help contact the general health emergency services or the Kuopio Crisis Centre For more info call 017 – 262 7733 from Monday to Friday at 8 am to 10 am.

Non-urgent treatment

Address: Niiralankatu 23

Treatment need assessments and appointments: Call 046 710 1076 from Monday to Thursday between 8.00 and 15.00 and on Fridays between 8.00 and 14.00 Read more about treatment need assessments and callback service.

Check or cancel appointments :
To cancel a mental health service appointment call 046 710 1076 from Monday to Thursday between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. and Fridays between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. or call our automated telephone service on 046 710 1077 to cancel your appointment.

Exceptions to our regular service hours: If New Year's Eve, Maundy Thursday or 30 April falls on a weekday from Monday to Friday, our health centre is open from 8.00 to 13.00.

Other things to remember: Assessments of mental health and functioning are carried out by psychiatrists. Psychiatrists are also responsible for medication and provide any medical statements necessary.

Prescription renewals

Make sure you renew your prescription in good time before you run out!

Our prescription renewal policy and electronic prescription.

Urgent treatment

Address: Niiralankatu 23

Treatment need assessments and appointments: Call 046 710 1076 from Monday to Thursday between 8.00 and 15.00 and on Fridays between 8.00 and 14.00. Read more about treatment need assessments and callback service.

Note! For urgent cases, the treatment need is assessed by FSHS General Health, and the treatment is started there. Special services (such as those by psychologists and psychiatrists) in FSHS Mental Health are available by appointment only.

Check or cancel appointments : To cancel a mental health service appointment call 046 710 1076 from Monday to Thursday between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. and Fridays between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.or call our automated telephone service on 046 710 1077 to cancel your appointment.

How to get advice over the phone: Call 046 710 1076 from Monday to Thursday between 8.00 and 15.00 and on Fridays between 8.00 and 14.00.

Exceptions to our regular service hours: If New Year's Eve, Maundy Thursday or 30 April falls on a weekday from Monday to Friday, our health centre is open from 8.00 to 13.00.

Where to call if our health centre is closed: Contact the City of Kuopio health centre

Checking or cancelling appointments online

Other electronic services

Visiting address

Niiralankatu 23
70600 Kuopio
General health and mental health phone: 046 710 1076
Oral health phone: 046 710 1078

fax: 017 282 3313

Health centre is open from Monday to Thursday between 8.00 and 15.00 and on Friday between 8.00 and 14.00