The hospital is also responsible for psychiatric care within its sector, and for geriatric psychiatry towards a large sector of Oslo. All treatment is given within the frames of the official health services in Oslo, and based on an agreement with the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority (Helse Sør-Øst).
*Center for Psychopharmacology (SFP) is the only national center of expertise in therapeutic drug monitoring and pharmacogenetic analysis, and research in psychopharmacology and biological psychiatry. SFP has an accreditation from the NA (Norwegian Accreditation).
Rheumatology and rheumatic surgery
Diakonhjemmet Hospital specializes in the fields of rheumatology and rheumatic surgery. It is the referral hospital for the Oslo area and the regional hospital for Southeastern Norway for health services in the fields of rheumatology and rheumatic surgery.
Free Hospital Choice
The Norwegian information service "Fritt sykehusvalg Norge" (Free Hospital Choice Norway) supports the government's goal of facilitating patients' rights to choose where to receive medical treatment. This includes Diakonhjemmet Hospital as one of the hospital choices. See Fritt sykehusvalg for more information.
Two nationwide services are provided from the Department of Rheumatology:
NBRR has an accreditation from CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities).
All e-mails are registered and archived according to data protection and confidentiality laws and policies.
Due to the fact that e-mail is not a secure communication method, e-mails containing patient- or health related information will not be replied to or forwarded. This includes information regarding billing and other inquries related to patient care.
Alternatively, you can contact us on telephone 22 45 15 00
, or send a letter by post to: Diakonhjemmet Sykehus, Postboks 23 Vinderen, 0319 Oslo.
Change of appointment
You can contact us on telephone 22 45 15 00
or send a letter by post to: Diakonhjemmet Sykehus, Postboks 23 Vinderen, 0319 Oslo.
Requests concering change of appointment sent by e-mail, will not be answered or forwarded.
Requests regarding treatment in the hospital
All requests conserning treatment in the hospital must be handled by your family doctor/general practitioner, who will send a referral to the hospital according to current guidelines.
(request to see medical records) to read about our procedures concerning requests of this kind.
For change of private adress within Oslo: Contact the
National Population Register
. Our systems register adresses directly from this registry.
Children or teenagers in your family?
This information is for anyone with children or teenagers in their family. You may be the patient, a relative of the patient or the parent of a sick child who has brothers or sisters. Read more via the link below.
Children or teenagers in your family?
Feedback and complaints
The hospital's aim is that all patients receive good, adapted and equal health services regardless of age, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, place of residence, socio-economic conditions, language, ethnic background, belief and religion, health skills and functional ability.
Should you experience any form of discrimination in your contact with the hospital, please report this in writing to email@example.com. Your inquiry will be registered in the hospital's deviation management system and followed up by the relevant unit/department that receives feedback.
NB: Do not send sensitive information of a personal or medical nature by e-mail.
Such inquiries must be submitted by post to:
Postboks 23 Vinderen
If you believe that you are not receiving the health services to which you are entitled, you may also file a formal complaint to the