Care and help

Health care centres and emergency rooms

In Tanum you can get medical care at any of the health centers. There are health centers in Hamburgsund, Fjällbacka, Grebbestad, Tanumshede and Bullaren. It is best to choose the one closest to where you live.

There is emergency room in Tanumshede during the daytime. The nearest hospital is in Uddevalla.

At night there is the nearest emergency department in Uddevalla Länk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster. or emergency department in Trollhättan Länk till annan webbplats. at NÄL.

Here you can read about the help and support you can get from the municipality of Tanum Länk till annan webbplats..

Important numbers when you need help can be found here Länk till annan webbplats..

The meeting house (Möteshuset)

You can turn to the municipality's unit called Möteshuset Länk till annan webbplats. when you need to talk with someone about for example:

  • Support in parenthood
  • Anxiety for your child
  • Other difficulties in the family or in other relationships
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Economy and budget
  • Violence and vulnerability

The youth reception (Ungdomsmottagningen)

It is open to everyone between 13-25 years. You are welcome if you need help or have questions about:

  • How you are feeling
  • Relationships
  • Contraception
  • Get free condoms
  • Samplings for sexually transmitted diseases
  • Sexuality
  • Lifestyle questions

...and much more.

Those who help you have confidentiality and most visits are free. If you have reached the age of 20 and you don’t show up for a visit, it costs 100 SEK. You can leave a cancellation message at our answering machine.

Medical visits cost 200 SEK for you over 20 years, but it is always free if your visit is about contraception or sexually transmitted infections.

Do not forget, if you want to easily test for chlamydia.

You can also call 1177 for advice when the youth reception is closed.




Telefon 0525-180 00
Fax 0525-183 00

Måndag-fredag 8.00-16.30
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Apoteksvägen 6
457 81 Tanumshede

Storemyrsvägen 2
457 31 Tanumshede


Tanums kommun
457 81 Tanumshede

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0525-180 00


Måndag-fredag 9.00-10.00

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Apoteksvägen 6
457 31 Tanumshede
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