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Støre won’t save Ullevål Hospital in Oslo

Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre shows no signs of giving in to all the opposition in Oslo over the state's plans to shut down...

Hospital battle pits Oslo against state

Hostile allegations of back-room dealing, broken campaign promises and overly powerful health care bureaucrats drew demonstrators out in force this week. Their mission: to...

Exhausted nurses reduced to tears

One of the most poignant moments of the Corona crisis in Norway wound up being aired live on national TV last week. An intensive...

Small protest party wins seat in Parliament

A small party formed just a few months with the sole purpose of getting the state to build a hospital in the northern city...

Norway flunked in preparedness

A professor emeritus at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim has unleashed a torrent of criticism against both state and...

WHO virus study starts in Norway

Health Minister Bent Høie announced Friday afternoon that Norway is the first country to take part in a major international study that will test...

Health minister faced a grilling

The Conservatives' Bent Høie has ranked as Norway's longest-serving health minister, but was told in Parliament Tuesday that public confidence in his efforts to...

As Corona spreads, shortages arise

Questions continue to fly over how well-prepared Norwegian hospitals and public health services have really been for a public health emergency like the Corona...

Health minister settles hospital conflict

A long-running conflict over where a new hospital in Nordland County would be built and others shut down, was finally settled this week. Health...

Ousted hospital boss paid to leave

UPDATED: Criticism was flying this week after another top public official had to resign amidst great conflict but nonetheless quickly was granted another public...

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