You must have fast access to a doctor if you fall ill, regardless of which part of the country you live in. Public healthcare must always be available close to you. It is important to receive appropriate help and support as soon as the need arises. This also applies to mouth and dental care. Undocumented people also have the right to healthcare.
We want to ensure that
- Services are close to you. We want to secure the current health centres, there should be health services that are easy to access in all municipalities.
- Waiting times for medical care are shortened, for example, by increasing the number of doctors and nurses in health centres.
- You get an appointment with a dentist or dental hygienist when you need to.
- Investments are made in mobile solutions, such as health buses and digital services, in order to improve access to care in rural areas and the archipelago.
- The health centres’ resources for addressing mental health issues are strengthened, as challenges to the mental health has become one of the chronic diseases.
- A seven-day care guarantee is introduced and it also covers mental health services.
- A variety of low threshold services, such as chat and on-call phone services, are available.
- Differences in women’s and men’s health are taken into account in healthcare.
- The age limits for free breast cancer screening are changed from the present 50–69 years to 40–74 years.
- Menopause guidance is provided within healthcare.