Rights

Everyone living in Norway is entitled to essential medical and care services.

Pregnancy and maternity care in NorwayPregnancy and maternity care in Norwayhttps://helsenorge.no/other-languages/english/pregnancy-and-maternity-care07.08.2020 15:26:39016707aspx65832htmlFalseaspxAll pregnant women are entitled to maternity care from a midwife at a Maternity and Child Health Care Centre. The consultations are free of charge.Artikkel<img alt="Pregnant woman at the doctors." src="/SiteCollectionImages/Gravid%20kvinne%20hos%20fastlegen.jpg?RenditionID=3" width="576" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Pregnancy and maternity care in Norway
Health care rightsHealth care rightshttps://helsenorge.no/other-languages/english/rights/health-care-rights07.08.2020 15:26:39017144aspx16049htmlFalseaspxEveryone living in Norway is entitled to essential medical and care services. Artikkel<img alt="" src="/SiteCollectionImages/Rett%20til%20helsehjelp.jpg?RenditionID=3" width="576" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Your right to medical care
Choosing a treatment centreChoosing a treatment centrehttps://helsenorge.no/other-languages/english/rights/choosing-a-treatment-centre07.08.2020 15:26:39017141aspx20815htmlFalseaspx​As a patient of the specialist health service, you have a right to choose your treatment centre.Informasjon<img alt="Choose a treatment center" src="/SiteCollectionImages/Velg%20behandlingssted%20-%20pasientradgiver,%20stor.jpg?RenditionID=3" width="548" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Choosing a treatment centre
Interpreter in the health services in NorwayInterpreter in the health services in Norwayhttps://helsenorge.no/other-languages/english/rights/right-to-an-interpreter07.08.2020 15:26:39017145aspx14794htmlFalseaspxPatients not fluent in Norwegian are entitled to an interpreter. Artikkel<img alt="Foreign women with interpreter" src="/SiteCollectionImages/Tolk.jpg?RenditionID=3" width="576" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Your right to an interpreter
Healthcare for asylum seekers and refugees in NorwayHealthcare for asylum seekers and refugees in Norwayhttps://helsenorge.no/other-languages/english/rights/asylum-seekers07.08.2020 15:26:39017142aspx6672htmlFalseaspxAsylum seekers and refugees in Norway have the right to healthcare for physical and mental issues, addiction problems, and dental care.ArtikkelHealthcare for asylum seekers and refugees in Norway
Duty of confidentialityDuty of confidentialityhttps://helsenorge.no/other-languages/english/rights/duty-of-confidentiality07.08.2020 15:26:39017143aspx4088htmlFalseaspxHealth personnel are not permitted to disclose medical information about you to others without your consent, unless they can do so by law.Artikkel<img alt="" src="/SiteCollectionImages/kvinnelig%20sykepleier.jpg?RenditionID=3" width="576" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Duty of confidentiality
Healthcare for persons without legal residence in NorwayHealthcare for persons without legal residence in Norwayhttps://helsenorge.no/other-languages/english/rights/healthcare-for-persons-without-legal-residence07.08.2020 15:26:39085267aspx1333htmlFalseaspxEveryone staying in Norway is entitled to receive immediate assistance and healthcare which is absolutely necessary and cannot wait.ArtikkelHealthcare for persons without legal residence in Norway
The rights of next of kin in NorwayThe rights of next of kin in Norwayhttps://helsenorge.no/other-languages/english/rights/the-rights-of-next-of-kin07.08.2020 15:26:39017146aspx5307htmlFalseaspxThe less a patient is able to look after themselves, the more rights their next of kin will have.Artikkel<img alt="" src="/SiteCollectionImages/Pårørende.jpg?RenditionID=3" width="576" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The rights of next of kin
Temporary changes to the legislation concerning exceeded waiting timesTemporary changes to the legislation concerning exceeded waiting timeshttps://helsenorge.no/foreigners-in-norway/temporary-changes-to-the-legislation-concerning-exceeded-waiting-times07.08.2020 15:26:390187423aspx453htmlFalseaspxAs a result of the corona pandemic, a temporary regulation has been introduced concerning cases involving exceeded waiting times. Artikkel<img alt="" src="/SiteCollectionImages/Lege%20og%20pasient%20stort.JPG?RenditionID=3" width="576" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Temporary changes to the legislation concerning exceeded waiting times