Persuing a career in a Scandinavian Hospital

Emergency 112

Bráðhjálp 112

For health emergencies - call 112

112 is the emergency telephone number in the Faroe Islands.
It must be used for emergency calls only, when people are seriously injured or ill and need immidiate treatment.

GP service - call 1870

If it is not an emergency situation, please call your GP.

After normal working hours (4pm- 8am) and during weekends, our GP service is available at telephone number 1870, located at the hospital.

Hyperbaric oxygen treatment chamber for DCI/DCS

The National Hospital does provide 24/7 hyperbaric oxygen treatment service for diving related illness (DCI/DCS) with on call consultants and clinical and technical support staff.
The Unit has access to the hospital's on-site helipad for reception of casualties via rescue service or navy helicopter.


Image 01 Image 01 Image 01 Image 01 Image 01 Image 01 Image 01 Image 01 Image 01 Image 01 Image 01



Get the latest news from Landssjúkrahúsið

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.