School Health Services
School health services can be found in all primary schools, lower secondary schools and upper secondary schools, and can consist of services provided by a school nurse, school doctor, psychologist, physiotherapist and other health care providers, if necessary. All enquiries are welcome and the services are subject to confidentiality.
School health services are offered to school students under the age of 20. You can obtain guidance and counselling, as well as medical examinations and vaccinations. If necessary, you may be referred to a general practitioner, dentist or specialist. The school health services are also tasked with promoting a good learning and working environment for students.
Charges/Cost of the service
The service is free.
Brochures, documents, maps, etc.
This is a statutory service. See Section 3-1 of the Health Care Act.
Forskrift om helsestasjons- og skolehelsetjenesten
Helse- og omsorgstjenesteloven
Pasient- og brukerrettighetsloven
Forskrift om helse og miljø i barnehager, skoler og skolefritidsordninger
Possibilities to appeal; procedure
If you feel that you are not receiving the necessary health assistance, or are dissatisfied with how the service is rendered, you can submit a complaint to the municipality or directly to the service provider. Explain why you are dissatisfied and what changes you would like to see.
Tjenesten oppdatert: 11.05.2020 12:13