Emergency ward

The Emergency ward of Espoo Hospital is situated on the 1st floor in the Jorvi Hospital emergency and accidents building. Entrance is via the main entrance hall in Jorvi Hospital. The hospital’s main entrance is open weekdays 6 am to 8 pm and weekends 7 am to 8 pm.

We treat adult patients from Espoo, Kauniainen and Kirkkonummi with acute diseases. 

Our main area of expertise is geriatric emergency. We treat seniors with acute diseases. We also treat other brief diseases without need for continuous observation and when the patient’s health condition is stable.  

Patients are admitted to the emergency ward via an emergency department.  We keep patients on the ward for 1 to 3 days. Patients who need further care are transferred to other wards in Espoo Hospital.

Our operating principles:

  • rapid diagnosis and assessment of the patient's need of care
  • fast start to care and rehabilitation
  • fast, aided return home or referral for further care
  • individual care and rehabilitation based on the patient's needs and carried out by a multidisciplinary team in collaboration with the patient and the relatives