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Clinical departments

Kliniskar deildir

Finn deild

Service level
LS has an acute Emergency Department and the ICU (Intensiv care unit) has has 5 beds, but can be expanded to 10 beds in case of emergency. LS has 6 fully equiped operating theaters and has new MR- and CT-scanners. LS does also operate a decompression tank in cooperation with Vørn (National Rescue Services). LS has on call specialist consultants 24/365 in the following specialty areas (with adequate clinical support staff on duty (internship/junior doctors, specialist nurses etc.):

Internal Medicin
General Surgery
Gynaecology and obstetrics
Ophthalmology (eye)
Otorhinolaryngology (ear-nose-throat)
in addition to approx. 17 others spcialites covered in daytime or by consultants part of the year.

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J.C. Svabosgøta 41-49
100 Tórshavn
Tel. +298 30 45 00
Fax +298 31 74 31
V-tal 345334
Our aim is to offer the Faroese population and international patients a high quality health service in as many areas as possible. In those areas of health care where the hospital is not specialised, our aim is to offer patients the best possible treatment through close co-operation with other hospitals in the Nordic region.