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31/08/2020, Notice - Citizens

You can now obtain medicines in Portugal on a Finnish electronic prescription – medicines are available in Finland on Portuguese and Croatian prescriptions

Medicines are gradually becoming available on Finnish electronic prescriptions in other European countries and, similarly, in Finland on prescriptions from other countries. In Portugal, you can obtain medicines on a Finnish prescription initially from one pharmacy, with the service set to be extended to other pharmacies later.

06/08/2020, Notice - Developers

Is your organisation ready for the new Client Data Act?

The Client Data Act for social welfare and healthcare services will be reformed in spring 2021. The Ministry is advising social welfare and healthcare organisations and information system suppliers to prepare themselves for rapid implementation of the Act. In the first stage, the preparations will apply to changes in data sharing.

29/05/2020, Notice - Developers

Updates to the publication schedule for the Kanta Services

The publication schedule for the Kanta Services in 2020 has been updated. The publication schedule provides an overall view for the planning of system procurement and the development of system versions.

24/03/2020, Notice - Citizens

How to get help with your pharmacy needs during the corona virus pandemic

If you are experiencing symptoms similar to a common cold, do not go to the pharmacy. That way you will not pass the virus on to other customers or the staff. Persons over 70 should remain at home for the time being. You can order medication and handle other pharmacy-related matters online or with the help of a family member or a friend.

19/02/2020, Notice - Developers

Expiration of certificates of conformity and joint testing

The purpose of this notice is to provide guidance to system suppliers on how to proceed when a certificate of conformity is about to expire. The announcement has been prepared in cooperation between Kela, Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Traficom and the National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health (Valvira).

30/12/2019, Notice - Professionals

User fees for Kanta Services in 2020

User fees for national information system services are collected from service providers and pharmacies that have joined the Kanta Services. The fees are charged twice a year.