Information in English

Diakonhjemmet Hospital is an ideal, non-profit corporation owned by the Diakonhjemmet Foundation. The hospital is responsible for general hospital services for approximately 150 000 inhabitants in particular sectors of the western part of Oslo, within the fields of internal medicine, surgery, mental health and radiology, as well as laboratory services. In addition, the hospital is responsible for treating older people with hip fractures from a larger area of Oslo.

The hospital is also responsible for psychiatric care within its sector, and for geriatric psychiatry towards a large sector of Oslo. All treatment is given within the frames of the official health services in Oslo, and based on an agreement with the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority (Helse Sør-Øst).

*Center for Psychopharmacology (SFP) is the only national center of expertise in therapeutic drug monitoring and pharmacogenetic analysis, and research in psychopharmacology and biological psychiatry. SFP has an accreditation from the NA (Norwegian Accreditation).​

Diakonhjemmet Hospital specializes in the fields of rheumatology and rheumatic surgery. It is the referral hospital for the Oslo area and the regional hospital for Southeastern Norway for health services in the fields of rheumatology and rheumatic surgery.​​ 

The Norwegian information service "Fritt sykehusvalg Norge" (Free Hospital Choice Norway) supports the government's goal of facilitating patients' rights to choose where to receive medical treatment. This includes Diakonhjemmet Hospital as one of the hospital choices. See  Fritt sykehusvalg  for more information.

​Two nationwide services are provided from the Department of Rheumatology:

NBRR has an accreditation from CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities).

​E-mails sent to​ are attended to every weekday between 9-15.
All e-mails are registered and archived according to data protection and confidentiality laws and policies.
Due to the fact that e-mail is not a secure communication method, e-mails containing patient- or health related information will not be replied to or forwarded. This includes information regarding billing and other inquries related to patient care.
Alternatively, you can contact us on telephone 22 45 15 00 , or send a letter by post to: Diakonhjemmet Sykehus, Postboks 23 Vinderen, 0319 Oslo.

​You can contact us on telephone 22 45 15 00 or send a letter by post to: Diakonhjemmet Sykehus, Postboks 23 Vinderen, 0319 Oslo.

Requests concering change of appointment sent by e-mail, will not be answered or forwarded.

​All r​equests conserning treatment in the hospital must be handled by your family doctor/general practitioner, who will send a referral to the hospital according to current guidelines.

​See Journalinnsyn (request to see medical records) to read about our procedures concerning requests of this kind.

​For change of private adress within Oslo: Contact the National Population Register​​. Our systems register adresses directly from this registry. ​​

This information is for anyone with children or teenagers in their family. You may be the patient, a relative of the patient or the parent of a sick child who has brothers or sisters. Read more via the link below.​

Children or teenagers in yo​ur family?​​​

The hospital's aim is that all patients receive good, adapted and equal health services regardless of age, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, place of residence, socio-economic conditions, language, ethnic background, belief and religion, health skills and functional ability. 

Should you experience any form of discrimination in your contact with the hospital, please report this in writing to Your inquiry will be registered in the hospital's deviation management system and followed up by the relevant unit/department that receives feedback.

Address your feedback to 

NB: Do not send sensitive information of a personal or medical nature by e-mail.
Such inquiries must be submitted by post to:

Diakonhjemmet sykehus
Postboks 23 Vinderen
0319 Oslo

If you believe that you are not receiving the health services to which you are entitled, you may also file a formal complaint to the County Governor

If you believe that you have suffered financial loss as a result of an injury caused by inadequate treatment from the health service, you can contact Norwegian System of Patient Injury Compensation (NPE)​

Sist oppdatert 28.07.2023