Doctor and medical services

Everyone who is resident in a Norwegian municipality is entitled to be registered as a patient with a primary doctor (GP).


  • Primary doctor (GP): See your primary doctor about general health problems or to be referred to a specialist.

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  • Accident and emergency departments: accept patients in need of immediate help, i.e. treatment of illnesses and injuries that cannot wait until the next day.
  • Emergencies – call 113: for life-threatening and acute health problems.