We will serve you normally on Thursday 7 December 2023.
Information about the Kanta Services is a notification of how client and patient data are used in health care services.
The amount of the healthcare fee for higher education students is specified in a Government decree, which is issued annually.
FSHS service units in seven towns will be relocated during the remainder of this year. Local services will then be provided at the FSHS’s own service unit in another town. In addition to local appointments, university students will be able to use the FSHS’s digital service channels as before.
Students using CallSign authentication codes activated after late September 2023 to access FSHS’ Self online services may experience difficulty signing in.
The FSHS has offered remote counselling for oral health since 2021. Oral health care is very procedure-oriented, but some counselling and self-care guidance can be provided as remote services.
The FSHS is to start collecting customer feedback after doctor’s appointments via SMS. The feedback will provide more information about customers’ views on the quality of our services and how they could be improved.
During this time, students won’t be able to order copies of paper-based patient documents that concern appointments in 1979–2000 mainly at Tampere, Seinäjoki and Hämeenlinna service units.
On 1 November 2023, FSHS service units in eight towns will be relocated. Services in these towns are provided by FSFS partners. The services concerned have been put out to tender and, as a result, will be offered at a new partner unit in the same town.
Influenza vaccinations will start in November. Location-specific vaccination information is now available on our website.
You can practice being present and calming down using a sensory exercise published on our website.
As of autumn 2023, students will receive mental health support in accordance with their needs without needing to contact the FSHS several times.
Students who started their first higher education degree in autumn 2023 can now answer the health questionnaire on the Self online service.
Welcome to the International Wednesday Teams event on 4 October 2023 from 12 pm to 1 pm. You may get tips from our experts how to relieve stress symptoms.
Additional information on the practical arrangements will be published during October.
The time limits set for assessing the need for treatment and for providing access to care will become tighter on 1 September 2023.
During the fall, the FSHS offers various groups related to health and well-being at several service units and online.
Please note that the information regarding your enrollment will be transferred to FSHS from higher education institutions with a delay of approximately 1-3 days.
We at the FSHS are here to support your health and well-being throughout your studies.
The SelfChat line for general and mental health services will be exceptionally closed between 3 July and 21 July 2023.
General and mental health services will be provided in Helsinki from 1 August 2023. Oral health services are already provided by FSHS Töölö.
Efforts will be made to reduce service backlogs that occur particularly at the start of each term.
All our own service units, SelfChat and our nationwide telephone services are closed on Midsummer Eve, Friday 23 June 2023. We will serve again on Monday 26 June 2023.
From Tuesday 30.5, all higher education students at Vaasa will receive all general health services at Wolffintie 27–31 and mental health services at Wolffintie 30. Oral health services will continue as usual at Wolffintie 30.
All our service units, SelfChat and our nationwide telephone services are closed on Ascension Day, Thursday 18 May 2023.
Kela, which is responsible for organising student healthcare, has approved the changes for 2023.
The Finnish Student Health Service (FSHS) will receive a donation of mental health therapy services for university students from the Finnish RELEX Foundation and healthcare company Heltti.
With its constant flow of information the world today hardly helps when it comes to maintaining a long attention span. But you can train your brain and improve your concentration.
FSHS serves students throughout the summer. But summer service provisions are scaled to the estimated lower summertime service demand.
All our service units, SelfChat and our nationwide telephone services are closed on May Day (1 May 2023). We will serve again on Tuesday 2 May 2023.
The FSHS own service units are open on Holy Thursday 6th of April 2023 from 8.00 am to 12.30 pm. The national phone services will serve on Holy Thursday from 8.00 am to 12.00 pm.
The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) has updated its healthcare instructions for the prevention of coronavirus infections. The FSHS follows THL guidelines.
Over the past few weeks, we’ve been posting various tips on social media to make your way of working more brain-friendly. We have now collected all our tips so far.
Student Mental Health Day is celebrated every spring. This year, the day is Wednesday 19 April 2023. This year’s campaign theme is moderation.
This applies to those students who have to log in to FSHS’s Teams, for example members of the student panel and some distance groups.
Remote counselling allows you to discuss issues such as masticatory problems, self-care advice or fear of dental treatment with an oral health professional via a video connection link.
During National Xylitol Week (week 6) the xylitol theme will be visible throughout the FSHS in a variety of ways.
After completing the HealthStart questionnaire, you’ll receive feedback on your state of health and may be referred for health promotion services provided by the FSHS.
Attendance information is transmitted to FSHS in accordance with the material provided by the institutions of higher education.
During the spring, the FSHS offers various groups related to health and well-being at several service units and online.
Here is collected a list of useful information and a short video about our services and how to use them.