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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...

Severe flu virus results in deaths

An aggressive influensa virus that's been sweeping over Norway in recent weeks has now been blamed for at least 14 deaths, including four elderly...

Government halted hospital strike

Labour Minister Anniken Hauglie of the Conservative Party ordered an end to Norway's longest hospital strike ever Tuesday evening. All striking doctors and other medical...

Doctors’ strike continues despite work order in Bodø

A strike leader at a hospital in Northern Norway told state broadcaster NRK on Tuesday morning that she thought the ongoing strike by doctors would...

Doctors’ strike spreads to four new hospitals

Another four hospitals were targeted on Friday as a strike by doctors weary of long duty shifts dragged into its fourth day. The union...

Operations postponed as doctors strike

Long-simmering conflicts between doctors and hospital management in Norway erupted in the first strike in many years on Wednesday. Some non-acute operations were already...

Health minister approves Oslo hospital plan

Health Minister Bent Høie has approved plans to radically restructure Oslo's state-owned hospitals. The historic and sprawling Ullevål University Hospital will be shut down, and...

Huge new hospital plan for Oslo

State hospital administrators have unveiled plans to shut down the country's biggest hospital in Oslo, Ullevål University Hospital, and instead build a large new...

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