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New FSHS service unit changes this year

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.

Changes in the FSHS service units during the end of the year

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.

Our service units are closed on May Day

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.

Opening times during Easter 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.

Updates to coronavirus-related instructions

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) has updated its healthcare instructions for the prevention of coronavirus infections. The FSHS follows THL guidelines.

How to work in a more brain-friendly way?

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.

Welcome to the FSHS services

Here is collected a list of useful information and a short video about our services and how to use them.

Self online service: more services, easier to use

Self now allows you to take care of your health even more easily and comprehensively than before. There are now new service forms available, including health promotion services that are open to everyone.

Small Changes for Good Health

With its theme of student well-being, the Small Changes for Good Health week have a visible presence both online and on campus 12–16 September 2022. Tune in for a range of helpful well-being tips!

Overtime and shift-trading ban for the FSHS

As part of collective bargaining negotiations, the negotiating organisation Sote ry has declared an overtime and shift-trading ban for the FSHS extending from 12 noon of 16 August to 12 noon of 16 September 2022. The overtime and shift-trading ban concerns the FSHS staff covered by the Avainta collective agreement, i.e. the members of Tehy (The Union of Health…

Teija Kulmala appointed FSHS Medical Director 

Teija Kulmala D.Med.Sc., Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, took up her duties as the FSHS’s new Medical Director on 8 August 2022. Kulmala will be responsible for FSHS services, developing service production and for reporting.

Changes to mental health chat services

The extensive mental health chat services introduced last summer and autumn were part of the mental health services enabled by government grant. This summer will bring some changes to these chat services.

tDCS gave Henri hope amidst depression

Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) was a new and somewhat unnerving treatment option for Henri, a student from Joensuu. Despite this he decided to try it for his depression.

Opening times during Easter 2022

The FSHS own service units are open on Holy Thursday 14th of April 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.

Study community work key project of 2021 chosen

The video project “Kyykyllä opiskelukykyä” (‘Squats for the ability to study’) has been chosen as the key project of 2021. The videos, produced by students from Lahti, were designed to motivate people to exercise.

FSHS expresses its support to the Ukrainian people

The Finnish Student Health Service FSHS condemns the acts of war by Russia and expresses its support for the Ukrainian people and for Ukrainian students, whose faith and trust in the future have been shattered.

Xylitol, every day

Week 6 (from 7th February) is National Xylitol Week in Finland. But what actually is xylitol, and why should you use it regularly?

New student welcome to FSHS!

You are welcome to use our health services as a student in higher education. The FSHS provides students with support for well-being and health.

The FSHS student panel´s year 2021

During the first year of the FSHS student panel new ideas were put forward for developing activities. The panel’s members made important contributions to issues such as improving the Self online service and finalisation of the new guide for student health meetings.

Check the opening times for Christmas and New Year

FSHS’s digital and remote services operate in a normal manner on weekdays. The nationwide telephone services for the need for treatment assessments and service guidance are available Mon-Thurs from 8.00 am to 3.00 pm and Fri from 8.00 am to 2.00 pm.

The nationwide FSHS phone service to receive an update

The callback system used for the nationwide FSHS service numbers will be changed, with updates to the service. The system update will improve our phone service and make using our services simpler. Service numbers and hours will remain the same. The new system will be introduced between 10 and 15 December 2021.

Download FSHS Nutrition on your phone

We’ve published a new digital nutrition service called FSHS Nutrition. It offers coaching, podcasts, articles and a diverse range of other material you can use whenever or wherever you choose.

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