Health services

The municipalities organise general practitioner services, such as the primary doctor scheme, emergency, physiotherapy, public health centers and school medical services, home nursing care, midwifery services and nursing homes or living arrangements with 24 hours a day nursing and care.

For a complete list of the health services provided by Grimstad municipality, please visit our webpage Health and care (information only in Norwegian).

You will also find useful information in the guide "New in Norway's Health section".

Emergency medical service

  • During office hours emergency service is provided by your general practitioner.
  • Out of office hours emergency medical service is provided at the emergency (Legevakten) which is located at Sørlandet Sykehus. 
  • In case of an emergency call: 113

General practitioner - The regular GP scheme (fastlege)

The Norwegian Health Economics Administration (Helfo) is in charge of the regular GP scheme.
You will find information about how to find or change your GP at Helfo's website.

List of GPs in Grimstad (information only in Norwegian).

Grimstad public health center 

Grimstad public health center provides health care to children from 0 - 18 and midwifery services during pregnancies. The health center also provides school medical services and a special health center for teenagers.
Grimstad  public health center. (information only in Norwegian).

Dental health care

Aust-Agder county dental health care center provides free dental service to children and young people up to the age of 18, and to people with special needs. Read more on the Aust-Agder County Council website.

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