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Deputy-Ombudsman concerned by the lack of guidelines for and supervision of elderly care
No-Harm Center given names in Finland’s national languages
Several decisions by Deputy-Ombudsman Sakslin on employee vaccinations
Human dignity of disabled person violated in a psychiatric ward
Costs of treating injuries caused by accidents at school should be paid directly by the municipality
Parliamentary Ombudsman issued a reprimand for negligence related to restraining a patient
A hospital violated the human dignity and freedom of a patient locked up in a secure room
Urgent dental care of a severely disabled patient was neglected
Parliamentary ombudsman proposes national triage guidlines
Inequalities in the provision of assistive devices
Patient operated on against her will
Ombudsman believes that status of security guards in psychiatric hospitals should be clarified
On-call dental services have still not been arranged
Mechanical medication dispending must not cause additional costs for the patient
A patient is entitled to a medicine that has been approved for treating their illness
Municipalities have unlawfully limited distribution of treatment supplies
Health centre violated patient's personal liberty
Deputy-Ombudsman Sakslin requests reports on care services for the elderly in Espoo
City of Jyväskylä and service provider rebuked by Ombudsman
Helsinki Social Welfare Department applied act incorrectly
An authority must provide information about changes in care location
Follow-up checks belong to public health care
Need for clear guidelines on the language in which patient records ara drafted
Patient's treatment in isolation room violated human dignity
Treatment Guarantee applies also to Student's Health Care Foundation
Shortcomings in handling and storage of corpses
Patients had to wait too long for cataract operation
Municipalities should have complied with the Government Decree on swine flu vaccinations
Emergency vitreo- and retinal surgery services have not been arranged in Finland