FSHS oral health services joins the national archive (My Kanta -services on the 21st of December 2021).
Seven student associations participated in the competition. Oidipus -student association, which is a subject association for psychology students at the University of Eastern Finland, won the lottery.
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.
FSHS services are available to you, during spring, once you have registered to as present for the spring semester, which starts 1.1.2022.
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 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.
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.
Our service units and our national service numbers are closed on Independence Day which is celebrated on Monday the 6th of December 2021.
Chat services, a digital mental health clinic and mental health first-aid courses, work to combat loneliness
The health questionnaire for first-year students has been updated. It’s now called HealthStart and it will be available nationwide in early 2022.
The health care fees for students in higher education have been verified for 2022 in accordance to the act on student health care for students in higher education. There will be no changes in the fees compared to 2021.
The challenge is part of our Exercise 2021-2022 theme year, the aim of which is to motivate students in higher education to exercise.
You can now see in a more clear format how well the FSHS has met the requirements regarding access to general, mental and oral health during the past six months.
Influenza vaccinations are about to begin. Medical students and health and welfare students in higher education, as well as students belonging to a risk group can receive their influenza vaccinations from the FSHS free of charge.
The mental health line provides students with assessment of the need for treatment and guidance on services from Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
You can come and chat with our professionals about our oral health services or oral health in general during the well-being weeks and events at campuses.
Our professionals take part in the well-being weeks of Universities and Universities of Applied sciences across Finland. You can come and chat with our professionals about our services or well-being during these campus events.
Under the national vaccination programme, medical students and health and welfare students in higher education, as well as students belonging to a risk group can receive their influenza vaccinations from the FSHS. The vaccine is free of charge.
Cancel or reschedule as soon as possible if you cannot come on your scheduled appointment. In this case, your appointment can be used by someone else who needs it.
Information has not been delivered to the FSHS from University of Turku, Uniarts Helsinki and Aalto University due to the introduction of new study systems in the mentioned universities.
FSHS services are available to you when you have registered to be present for the autumn semester, which starts on 1.8.2021.
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.
In spring 2021, the FSHS received funding from the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health to support the well-being of students in higher education.
To support the well-being of students in higher education, the FSHS has opened a new chat service, MieliChat.
Have you visited us lately? The FSHS has now launched a new way to obtain feedback by sending text messages to our customers.
Nearly half of the students in higher education feel that the amount of work required by their studies has increased during the coronavirus epidemic.
Four small groups presented new ideas and concrete proposals for the development of operations.
You have 24 hours a day. How do you use your body during this time?
Did you know that in addition to local appointments, you can now book remote appointments for oral health counselling?
Coronavirus related vaccinations, tests and certificates are conducted by the public sector and more specifically the municipalities.
FSHS serves students throughout the summer. But summer service provisions are scaled to the estimated lower summertime service demand and more urgent cases are prioritized at the need for treatment assessment.
All our service units are closed on Ascension Day 13thof May 2021.
SelfChat will be opened and therefore there is, once again, two different service channels at your disposal.
All our service units will be closed on May Day eve Friday 12.30 pm.
It’s normal to be worried and anxious during these exceptional times in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. What can you do about it?
FSHS’s operations started on a new scale in January, and the phone services overloaded. Now we are gradually moving to normal service hours. SelfChat will open in May.
For the enhancement of your well-being, we have put together tips which are intended to make your daily life under coronavirus easier.
Experiencing pain in your lower back, or in your knees? But no need to worry because last October, the FSHS officially launched direct appointments with physiotherapists – and they’ve been a great success.
All our service units are open on Holy Thursday (1st of April) from 8.00 am to 12.30 pm and assessing your need for treatment from 8.00 am to 12.00 pm. The service units are closed during Easter from 2nd of April until 5th of April.
Exercise helps you stay healthy and maintain your ability to function. It’s an important and effective way to relieve stress and boost energy levels.
Did you know that all exercise, even standing up when you’ve been sitting, improves health? Check the 10 facts on the benefits of everyday exercise!
FSHS offers conversational support during weekdays between 10 am and 12 pm from the phone number 046 710 6132.
Are you mainly studying remotely alone at your laptop? Would you like to hear tips about how to increase your everyday exercise? See the 5 + 2 exercise tips and facts during the FSHS Week.
We received altogether 2,798 customer compliments, complaints and suggestions for improvements in 2020. Feedback was given 1,088 times via the FSHS website and 1,710 times on customer feedback devices at service units.
The FSHS invites all first-year students who have started their studies during spring semester 2021 to a health examination. Get a good start on our journey together by answering the health inquiry in Self.
Do you often have lunch alone at the computer? Are you constantly stressed? Feel you can’t cope? Attention wandering? A 30-minute lunchtime drop-in will reconnect you with yourself during your lunch break.
The national Finnish Student Health and Wellbeing Survey (KOTT) produces comprehensive and regular data on the welfare of students. The results of the survey will be used to develop student health services.
Week 6 is Xylitol week in Finland. During this week we tell about xylitol and oral health on our webpages yths.fi and at our social media channels.
The booklet is meant for all students and there is a collection of 21 favorite recipes from students to students.
How do I book a time? What service unit can I use? Read the quick guide and get started.
Finnish Student Health Services council verified today on the 16th of December 2020 on its statutory autumn meeting its representatives on Positions of Trust for the foundations representative decision-making bodies for the period 2021–2022.
Check our opening times for the holiday season.
From the beginning of next year, the majority of FSHS customers laboratory tests will be taken by SYNLAB which operates all around Finland.
The Finnish government has verified for the first time ever the health care fee for students in higher education.
Are you wondering about something regarding the coming student health care changes? Master the facts! Join our live Facebook-live event on the 10th of December 2020 at 2pm to 3pm.
Due to the exceptionally high demand for influenza vaccines there are nationwide problems concerning the availability of the vaccine, which are also affecting the FSHS.
Our activities are changing at the end of the year in accordance to the new service model. This might show in temporary delays concerning non-urgent appointment times.
How to beat the winter darkness? Here are some tips!
The confidence of our customers, the protection of medical information as well as solutions connected to information protection are of the utmost importance at the FSHS.
As the coronavirus situation continues, more people are having a hard time coping and finding the resources to get through it all.
On 19 October 2020, FSHS oral health services in Tampere will move to Hervanta.
Have you used FSHS Oulu oral services this autumn? Answer the survey and help us improve!
Starting from 1 October 2020, the FSHS will introduce nationwide telephone numbers. This means that numbers for individual service units will no longer be used.
Appointments with online doctors are meant for the treatment of acute minor complaints which can be managed quickly online.
The two cornerstones of the new FSHS service model – the specially appointed team model and digital and remote services – will be piloted starting from 1 October. Piloting will continue until the end of the year.
From the 1st of January 2021 our service network will be divided into five service regions. Five regional directors, who are responsible of results, have been selected for these regions.
You are welcome to use our health services as a university student. Read more about our services.
We are preparing for the growing customer numbers and more extensive service production by setting up new service units and by renovating current premises and adapting them for new uses.
In accordance to the guide of student health care, the FSHS does not issue certificates and statements which are intended for voluntary exchange studies. An exception to this rule are students’ who are going for obligatory exchange studies.
SelfChat serve you with the need for treatment assessment, health counseling and service guidance.
Before you can use FSHS services or Self-service from 1 August, you have to pay the membership fee for the new membership term.
All our service units are closed on Midsummer Eve, Friday the 19th of June, and from the 6th of July to until the 2nd of August 2020.
A quarter of an hours walk around the block might be sufficient to refresh ourselves with positive effects.
The chat serves students’ again in a familiar way in treatment assessments from the 6th of May 2020.
All our service units are open on May Day eve (30th of April) from 8.00 am to 12.30 pm. The service units are closed during May Day (1st of May).
Students’ Mental Health Day is commemorated on Thursday the 23rd of April. FSHS will also participate in the day through the theme of virtual #lunchadate.
See our psychologist’s tips on how to keep up your mental well-being.
The events planned next week across campuses in connection to the FSHS-Day (18th of March) are cancelled due to the situation regarding the coronavirus.
Thank you for your feedback! We received in 2019 more than 14 610 positive and critical remarks as well as development proposals.
This year the FSHS-Day is held on Wednesday the 18th of March 2020 with the theme #LunchTogether and will be seen all across Finland at different university campuses.
FSHS service network is now approved by Kela. Accessibility and sufficient customer base form requirements for the service network.
The annual xylitol awareness week is held between the 3rd and 7th of February 2020. All our service units will participate in the xylitol week.
The service hours for SelfChat have changed. Hereafter SelfChat serves you from Monday to Friday from 12pm to 2pm.
The new FSHS website is now up and running. The new website was created with users in mind.
Please note that spring term membership starts on 1 January and your student union membership fee must be paid before an FSHS appointment.
All our units are closed on Epiphany 6 Jan 2020. FSHS services will be available again after the public holiday, on Tuesday 7th Jan 2020.
All our units are closed from 24 December 2019 to 1 January 2020. There are unit specific differences in the opening hours. Check the exact opening hours from your own unit’s page.
Katriina Ikävalko has been appointed Patient Ombudsman of the FSHS. He will take up the position on Monday, December 9, 2019.
Our health care services will be available again after the public holiday, on Monday 9th Dec 2018. We wish you a happy Independence Day!
Visits to “nerve doctors”, mental hygiene, long-term psychotherapy, preventive mental health, peer support groups, digital services.
We pilot a new service channel, InfoChat, on our webpages from 6 November to 14 February.
It’s that time of year again when influenza viruses are beginning to be active. Vaccination is a good way to protect yourself against influenza.
Repeated depressive symptoms during the dark winter months from October to January may be a sign of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also known as the winter depression.