Ministry of Health and Care Services

Bent Høie (Con.)

Minister of Health and Care services

The Ministry of Health and Care Services (HOD) is responsible for providing good and equal health and care services for the population of Norway. The ministry directs these services by means of a comprehensive legislation, annual budgetary allocations and through various governmental institutions.

Documents

National health preparedness plan

The aim of the national health preparedness plan is to provide a comprehensive overview of the health and care sector’s preparedness, including preparedness for various social services. The plan constitutes the basis for how the health sector handles all types of crises and disasters.

Dementia Plan 2020

The care services of tomorrow must be designed and developed together with users, patients and close family members in cooperation with volunteers, non-profit organisations and private actors, and they must be based on sound expertise, effective management and multidisciplinary cooperation.

News from the Ministry

corona virus

The coronavirus situation

Information and advice about the coronavirus situation from Norwegian authorities.

Foreign nationals with no symptoms of coronavirus infection may leave Norway

Foreign nationals with no symptoms of coronavirus infection may leave Norway

17/03/2020: Foreign nationals who have come to Norway from abroad and are therefore quarantined, but have not developed infection symptoms, may now leave Norway. If they choose to stay in Norway, they must remain in quarantine for the full period. Foreign nationals in quarantine because they have been in contact with infected persons in Norway must remain in quarantine for the full period.

Contact


Phone: +47 22 24 90 90
Address: Postboks 8011 Dep, 0030 Oslo
Visitor address: Teatergata 9,

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