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Student Health Service

A healthy lifestyle and well-being are important factors for successful study results. If you feel unbalanced and it affects your health and your study skills, then you can turn to the Student Health Service for help and support. We work proactively with lifestyle issues and offer both counselling and support.

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  • Contact the Student Health Service

The Student Health Service office is a complement to the Health Care Centres (in Swedish: hälsocentraler), that serve all citizens in the municipality. All visits are free of charge and the Student Health Service staff are committed to professional secrecy. . The Student Health Service is located in building 22.

Medical and Pharmaceutical Treatment

  • If you are in need of medical attention or pharmaceutical treatments you should turn to a Healthcare Center (hälsocentral).
  • If you are unsure of where to turn to when you need medical attention you can talk to someone at the healthcare guide 1177. Healthcare guide 1177 is the national hub for information and services within healthcare in Sweden. They offer healthcare advice, information, inspiration, and e-services. Accessible 24 hours a day, they are available on the web and by phone - dial 1177.
  • If you are in need of medical emergency - dial 112.

Study Advice

Do not forget to take care of yourself and your health during your student years. The Student Health Service gives you some study advice so that your student days will be an enjoyable time of your life.

Published by: Lisa Olsson Page responsible: Marie-Louise Holmberg Updated: 2022-06-07
Högskolan i Gävle
www.hig.se
Box 801 76 GÄVLE
026-64 85 00 (växel)