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30.11.2023, Notice - Citizens
Consent to data sharing will be updated – everyone will receive a notification of the change in MyKanta or from health care services
From now on, consent to data sharing will enable data about you that is recorded on paper, for example, to be shared in addition to the information available in Kanta when visiting health care services. This change will be described in a notification that users can receive in MyKanta from 30 November 2023 onwards.
28.11.2023, Notice - Professionals
Social welfare services data will become available in MyKanta in North Ostrobothnia
Clients will soon also be able to view their social welfare services client data in MyKanta. In the first phase, information will start to be available to clients of the North Ostrobothnia wellbeing services county. The data will become available in phases.
24.11.2023, Notice - Professionals
Potilastietojen luovutuslupaa on mahdollista hyödyntää aiempaa laajemmin – asiakkaiden pitää saada uusi Kanta-informointi
Luovutuslupaa voi jatkossa hyödyntää kaikissa potilastietojen luovutuksissa. Edellytyksenä tälle on, että asiakas on päivittänyt aiemmin antamansa luovutusluvan. Muutoksen vuoksi jokainen saa uuden Kanta-informoinnin.
17.11.2023, Notice - Citizens
The COVID-19 certificates may show an incorrect number of vaccinations – no action is required from citizens
COVID-19 certificates are now only required in exceptional cases, so there is no need to worry about the entries on the certificate. Up-to-date information on COVID-19 vaccinations can be found in the ‘Rokotukset’ (Vaccinations) section of MyKanta.
16.11.2023, Notice - Professionals
Treatment of Finnish patients in Estonia will become easier – Estonian healthcare will soon be able to utilise Finnish patient data
The change is part of an EU reform to improve the exchange of health data and the quality of care in Europe. The use of patient data outside Finland requires that the patient has given their consent to do so in MyKanta.
30.10.2023, Notice - Citizens
The launch of the new version of MyKanta has begun – renew your prescription and give us feedback
The new version of MyKanta will be launched in stages from autumn 2023. We are actively listening to users as we develop the service. The first functionality that you will be able to try out in the new version of MyKanta is the Prescriptions section.
18.10.2023, Notice - Developers
The use of the National Code Service from outside of Finland will be restricted
As of 15 January 2024, the current interfaces of the National Code Service will only be available in Finland, including the Åland Islands.
21.6.2023, Notice - Citizens
Regulation on EU Digital COVID Certificate to expire – certificates continue to be available in MyKanta
The Regulation on the EU Digital COVID Certificate will expire on 30 June 2023. In future, the Certificate will no longer be used jointly by the EU Member States. People can still get the EU Digital COVID Certificate from the MyKanta online service if they need one.
13.6.2023, Notice - Professionals
The MyKanta online service will be modernised to make it easier to use
MyKanta will be even easier to use when the new nationwide online service launches next autumn. Improvements have been made particularly to the accessibility and usability of the service.
30.5.2023, Notice - Developers
Version 1.3 of the principles and functional specification of the Information Management Service has been released
Kanta Services released version 1.3 of the principles and functional specification of the Information Management Service on 16 May 2023.
4.4.2023, Notice - Citizens
Exceptions in the opening hours of MyKanta customer service at Easter
The customer service for MyKanta is open on Thursday, 6 April, between 9am and 1pm. On the kanta.fi website you will find answers to frequently asked questions.
4.4.2023, Notice - Professionals
Exceptions in customer service opening hours for organizational customers at Easter
The customer service for social welfare and healthcare professionals and system suppliers is open on Thursday, 6 April 2022, between 7am and 1pm. Fault reports can be made 24/7 at Easter.
21.3.2023, Notice - Citizens
You can now purchase medicines in Spain using a Finnish electronic prescription
The use of Finnish electronic prescriptions in Europe is expanding. Spain is the latest country to join the scheme. In the first phase, six regions in Spain will be included in the service.
The kanta.fi website is introducing a cookie notification to ask the user for permission to store web analytics cookies. Web analytics cookies are only used on the kanta.fi website, not in the MyKanta online service, where you need to log in with your online banking credentials or other equivalent identification method.
28.2.2023, Notice - Professionals
The name of the My Kanta Pages service is changing and will now be called MyKanta
The My Kanta Pages online service will be changed to the more modern version MyKanta. The Finnish, Swedish and Sámi names of the service will also change.
21.2.2023, Notice - Professionals
Watch out for scams posing as the Kanta Services and My Kanta Pages!
There are a lot of scam messages in circulation at the moment as criminals try to access Finnish personal data. The Kanta Services will never contact users by email or text message to ask for their information. The only way to log in securely to the My Kanta Pages is to go to www.kanta.fi.
9.2.2023, Notice - Professionals
Kanta Services provide information for the development of social welfare services
The secondary use of social welfare client data is now progressing in leaps and bounds. In the next few years, the wellbeing services counties will be able to utilise nationally comprehensive and up-to-date monitoring data on social welfare. Data on the time periods when clients had an active client relationship with social welfare and the services they were provided will be collected during 2023 on the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare’s social welfare monitoring register.
19.1.2023, Notice - Professionals
The launch of the wellbeing services counties brought about a change in the use of patient and client data – The My Kanta Pages serve citizens as before
When the sharing of patient and client data is smooth within the wellbeing services county, there are benefits not only for healthcare and social services professionals but also for citizens. The professionals will continue to be able to view and utilise the data in connection with the provision of treatment and services.
11.1.2023, Notice - Citizens
Problems creating COVID-19 vaccination certificates for vaccinations given in 2023
If you received a COVID-19 vaccination in 2023, your vaccination certificate may not yet be available. Certificates uploaded in 2022 will remain available according to their respective validity periods.
10.1.2023, Notice - Citizens
Finnish electronic prescriptions can now be used to purchase medicines in Poland
The use of Finnish electronic prescriptions in Europe is gradually expanding. Poland is the latest country to join the scheme.