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Patient Ombudsman - Promoter of Patient Rights

The patient ombudsman

  • distributes information about patient rights
  • promotes patient rights
  • guides and assists in issues regarding the implementation of the act on the status and rights of patients and the act on patient injuries, such as submitting complaints about treatment, confidentiality and patient injury suspicions
  • instructs the patients to pursue their own interests by other legislative means

The patient ombudsman does not take a stand on medical decisions.

Contact the patient ombudsman

E-mail: potilasasiamies(a)

The e-mail connection is unsecured. Do not send information you want to keep confidential.


Turku University Hospital, Tyks Vakka-Suomi hospital, Tyks Salo hospital, Division of Psychiatry, Emergency Medical Services
tel. 02 313 0000
Mon to Fri 10 am to 12 pm
Tue & Thu 1 pm to 3 pm

Tyks Loimaa Hospital
tel. 02 314 3000

Turunmaa Hospital
tel. 02 314 6000

Please schedule an appointment for personal meetings.
Swedish-speaking patients are primarily served by the patient ombudsman at Turunmaa hospital.

Päivitetty: 23/10/2019 09:24
Luotu: 07/11/2014 20:41