Medical Helpline 116117 launches in Tampere Region on 1 January 2021

Published 30.12.2020

A public 24-hour on-call medical helpline 116117 launches in the Tampere Region on Friday 1 January 2021. The helpline 116117 serves all residents in the Tampere Region outside the opening hours of their local health centres. A nurse assesses whether urgent care is needed and guides the caller to the correct location for medical care. The helpline also offers help and self care guidance for sudden health problems.