Peijas Hospital Emergency Department

The Emergency Department at Peijas Hospital serves the residents of Vantaa and Kerava. Urgent cases are treated regardless of the patient’s home municipality. The emergency department is open 24/7.


Peijas Hospital Emergency Department offers specialised health care emergency services as well as primary health care emergency services outside office hours.

The Emergency Department treats patients with serious illnesses and need for urgent care when their own health stations are closed.

Contact the emergency services in your local health centre during its opening hours. At other times, call the telephone helpline for urgent care: Medical Helpline 116117. The number is free to call and is available 24/7.

The situation information at the moment in Emergency department.

​The situation information tells you about amount of the patients in the emercency department and helps you prepare for emergency visit duration.

Registration and assessing the need for care

Take a number from the ticket machine and wait for your turn to register as a patient.

At the emergency department, the patient's need for care and urgency is first assessed, and the patient will be seen by a nurse or a doctor or placed in a treatment area for monitoring. If necessary, the patient is admitted to hospital.

If the patient's condition does not require emergency care, the patient is advised to contact their own health centre.

Patients are seen in order of urgency. This is why the waiting times can vary regardless of the order of arrival.

Nurse's consultation

Some of the emergency patients are seen by a nurse. The nurses who see emergency patients have been specially trained, and they will always consult a doctor when necessary.

Visiting the emergency department and patient inquiries

There are no set visiting hours, and short visits are possible if agreed upon separately with the staff.

Patient inquiries can be made 24/7 tel. 09 4711, 09 4716 7156

Patient fees

Café, snack vending machines, ATM

The café is open on weekdays 7.30–18.30 and on weekends 11–17.

There is a coffee and snack vending machine in the Emergency Clinic.

The nearest ATM is located at Koivukylä Citymarket (the shopping mall).


Parking is available near the hospital and parking fees apply. There are a few parking bays (max. 2 hours) in front of the Emergency Department.

Contact details

Peijas Hospital

Sairaalankatu 1 , 01400 Vantaa

PO Box 900, 00029 HUS

tel. 09 4711, 09 4716 7371

Updated  1.5.2021