The Norwegian System of Compensation to Patients

Published under: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government

Publisher Ministry of Health and Care Services

The Norwegian System of Patient Injury Compensation, NPE, is a public agency under the Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services.

The Norwegian System of Patient Injury Compensation, NPE, is a public agency under the Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services.

  • NPE handle compensation claims free of charge for patients who have sustained an injury while in the care of the health service
  • NPE also collects and collates injury case data to provide a statistical basis for the health sector's quality improvement and injury prevention work
  • NPE works to inform the public, patients and the health service about the patient injury compensation scheme

Web page: http://www.npe.no/