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Hospital shutdown meets more protests

A decision by regional health authorities to eventually shut down Norway's largest hospital, Ullevål in Oslo, and split its functions between two new facilities...

Low-paid hospital staff go out on strike

Mediation broke down during the night between hospital administrators and unions representing mostly non-medical hospital personnel who've been seeking better pensions. The unions thus...

Bunad brigade back battling for babies

Around 200 women dressed in their traditional Norwegian bunads were back in battle mode on Tuesday, assembling in front of the Parliament in Oslo...

Bunads turn into new battle gear

Regional Norwegian costumes known as a bunad have long been a symbol of national pride and identity, and worn on special or formal occasions....

Hospital protests break out in Oslo

Reality is setting in for Oslo-area residents and their political representatives, that they face losing their biggest local hospital. The state plans to phase...

Espionage behind health care hack

Norway's police intelligence unit PST suspects that a "serious" hacking attack on the computer systems of the country's largest regional health care agency was...

New hospital to be built for Mjøsa region

After 15 years of debate over its location, state health authorities have decided against building a new hospital for the large and growing area...

Billions to be invested in hospitals

It's election campaign season in Norway, meaning the government is suddenly announcing some major new spending projects. Opposition parties are promising the same, and this...

Rights sold to arthritis medicine

A Japanese pharmaceutical company has bought the rights to commercialize a new medicine developed by Norwegian researcher and doctor Anita Kåss that's showed promising results...

Many elderly patients undernourished

A new study shows that one of three patients at Norwegian hospitals is undernourished, and the numbers are higher among those who are elderly. The lack...

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