At the Malmi Hospital Emergency Department, we primarily serve the residents over the age of 16 from the eastern, south-eastern, north-eastern, and northern areas of Helsinki. In urgent cases, we provide treatment regardless of a person’s domicile.
Psychiatric emergency care will relocate from Malmi Hospital to Haartman Hospital on October 3
Psychiatric emergency services for Helsinki residents over the age of 16 will operate at the Meilahti Emergency Department in Haartman Hospital Address: Haartmaninkatu 4, building 12, Helsinki.
Should I go to the emergency department?
Before coming to the emergency clinic, call the Medical Helpline at 116 117.
If you already have a referral to the emergency clinic, you do not need to call the Medical Helpline.
- chest pain
- stroke symptoms, such as sudden flaccidity or incapacity of a limb or speech difficulties
- profuse bleeding (e.g. vomiting of blood, large bleeding wound)
- major injuries and bone fractures
- sudden severe headache
- difficulty breathing
- suddenly occurring or increasingly severe abdominal pain
- mental health problems requiring urgent treatment
Estimated duration of an emergency department visit
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At the hospital emergency clinic, we always assess the need and urgency for treatment first. Based on this, you will be referred to a nurse or physician. Patients are treated in the order of urgency, not in the order of arrival. Because of this, a patient who has arrived after you may be admitted for treatment before you.