Health services

On this page you will find an overview of the most important health services in Sveio kommune. 

For medical help, please call:

  • Medical emergency: 113
  • Emergency room: 116 117 / 52 80 40 00
  • Sveio medical centre: 53 74 84 00
  • Førde medical centre: 53 74 70 70
  • Albatross medical centre: 52 00 35 15


Finding a personal doctor (fastlege)

As a resident in Sveio you are entitled to a personal doctor - a fastlege (GP). The fastlege provides general medical services, emergency services and house calls when necessary. He or she is obliged to prioritize their own patients and is bound by official rules regarding rates. Prices must be posted in their offices. 

How to choose a fastlege

You choose your fastlege on the web site MinFastlege. The web site is in Norwegian only. At you can read more about GP scheme. Please note that you can choose not to have a personal doctor. 

Children`s health clinic (Sveio helsestasjon)

The municipal health clinic provides free health care for children up to age 5. All children are examined at regular intervals and provided with vaccinations. In addition, the clinic offers home visits for new-borns, establishment of mother-and-child groups, counselling and specialist referrals. 

Contact information

  • Address: Sveio helsestasjon, Sveiogata 70 (Kommunehuset)
  • Telephone:  53 74 81 20

Youth health

If you are between 12 and 20 years old, you may contact the municipal health clinics (Sveio helsestasjon) if you need information or advice on issues like sexuality, sexually transmitted diseases, contraception, drugs, family and relationships.

Contact information

  • Address: Sveio helsestasjon, Sveiogata 70 (Kommunehuset)
  • Telephone: 53 74 81 20

Maternity care

Maternity care involves regular check ups and counselling, in addition to ultrasound appointments and registration at the hospital. Home birthing is still fairly uncommon in Norway, though there is a growing number of midwives qulified to perform home births. 

Contact information

  • Address: Sveio helsestasjon, Sveiogata 70 (Kommunehuset)
  • Telephone: 53 74 81 20

Dental care

All children up to the age of 18 have dental care free of charge. There is a 25 per cent discount for 19 and 20-year-olds. 

Contact information

  • Address: Sveio tannklinikk, Sveiogata 70 (Kommunehuset)
  • Telephone: 57 30 36 10
  • Emergency (after closing time): 53 42 20 30 (Bremnes)

For more information 

At Servicetorget (Sveio municipality's service office) you can get further information. Here's how to contact us: