The National University Hospital is currently short 180 nurses and 120 individuals are on waiting lists to be placed in a nursing home.
Uninsured patients owe the National University Hospital of Iceland nearly ISK 190 million for treatment received between 2013 and 2016.
Nurses at the emergency department of Landspítali National University Hospital of Iceland will need to take about 400 extra shifts this summer to meet a staff shortage.
A bill has been presented in Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, which would make people’s agreement to organ donations assumed.
Responding to criticism voiced by the sisters of a man who seriously injured his brother-in-law on New Year’s Eve, a senior physician at Landspítali National University Hospital told RÚV that no patient seeking help is turned away from the addiction and psychiatric ward.
A man is seriously injured after being repeatedly hit in the head with a hammer by his brother-in-law on New Year’s Eve.
Landspítali Hospital Director Páll Matthíasson is convinced it would be disastrous for the hospital if the Icelandic government budget bill is passed.
Nowhere among OECD member countries is as little spent on investment in infrastructure of the healthcare system as in Iceland and Mexico.
The bed occupancy rate at Landspítali University Hospitality is well above acceptable international levels.
All major communication of emergency respondents in Iceland is unprotected and accessible on the internet about six minutes after it takes place.
Such is the strain on the emergency room at Landspítali National University Hospital that no more patients can be admitted.
Most of the passengers on the bus that rolled over by Skálafell, Southwest Iceland, this morning were Chinese tourists.
There has been a lot of strain on the two intensive care units at Landspítali University Hospital lately.
Icelandic patients don’t have the same access to medications as do patients elsewhere in the Nordic countries.
Icelandic investors have withdrawn their plans to participate in the construction of a privately run hospital in Mosfellsbær, near Reykjavík.
The municipal council of Mosfellsbær agreed this morning to grant the mayor permission to sign a contract with MCPB Ltd. which plans to construct a 30,000m 2 (323,000 ft 2) privately run hospital and hotel in the town.
Many people have come down with influenza since its first cases were detected almost four weeks ago.
More than half of the 20 ambulance calls made last night were because of a broken CT scanner at Landspítali National University Hospital in Fossvogur.
More than 41,000 people have signed a petition demanding that Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, allocate 11 percent of the country’s annual GDP toward healthcare instead of the current 8.7 percent.
In an article published in Fréttablaðið today, Kári Stefánsson, CEO of Decode Genetics, lashes out against the government’s failure to adequately support Icelandic healthcare.
The Reykjavík District Court this morning acquitted a nurse, charged with involuntary manslaughter, of all charges.