IN STATS: The leading causes of death in Sweden last year

IN STATS: The leading causes of death in Sweden last year

Around 92,000 people resident in Sweden died last year, a decrease compared to the past three decades. But one cause of death still kills more people than anything else in the country.

More and more abortions completed at home in Sweden: in stats

More and more abortions completed at home in Sweden: in stats

Sweden to stop calling transgender people ‘mentally ill’

Sweden to stop calling transgender people ‘mentally ill’

Online course to stop female genital mutilation

Online course to stop female genital mutilation

Prenatal tests boost Swedish abortion figures

Prenatal tests boost Swedish abortion figures

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Minister: healthcare guarantee ‘not working’

More young Swedes depend on welfare

More young Swedes depend on welfare

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Doctors send home boy with a pen in his head

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Sweden puts suicide reduction in focus

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Acupuncturist to face charges for quackery

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Dentist with Alzheimer’s finally loses licence

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Sweden rejects fat child data registry

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Many Swedes unaware of hepatitis C infection

Lung cancer deaths rise among Swedish women

Lung cancer deaths rise among Swedish women

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Swedish doctor reprimanded following accidental abortion

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Heart patient died while doctor slept

Doctors missed pencil in Swedish boy’s brain

Doctors missed pencil in Swedish boy’s brain

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Health authorities won’t hire med student with rape conviction

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Woman’s stomach removed after flawed diagnosis

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Medics upset over ‘gender-based’ abortion

Nursing home residents taking too many drugs: report

Nursing home residents taking too many drugs: report

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Emergency operator mistook choking man to be drunk

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Sweden rules ‘gender-based’ abortion legal

Swedish docs cleared over misplaced colon

Swedish docs cleared over misplaced colon

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Couple dubbed racists in son’s health records

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Swedish hospitals fail to report patient injuries

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Force smokers to quit before surgery: agency

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Councils pay out billions to cash-strapped Swedes

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Fines for corrections officers who let man die

Dodgy dentist repaired same tooth 71 times

Dodgy dentist repaired same tooth 71 times

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Foreign docs’ poor Swedish leading to errors

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Hospital probed as patient dies in wait of operation

Sweden issues fewer licences to foreign docs

Sweden issues fewer licences to foreign docs

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No rule change despite organ donor decline

Hospital demands probe of Anna Lindh’s care

Hospital demands probe of Anna Lindh’s care

Sweden set for first circumcision law trial

Sweden set for first circumcision law trial

Efforts to curb youth drinking ‘ineffective’

Efforts to curb youth drinking ‘ineffective’

More Swedish children dependent on benefits

More Swedish children dependent on benefits

Swedish law behind rise in HIV cases: experts

Swedish law behind rise in HIV cases: experts

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Man jailed for illegally circumcising young boys

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Doc convicted of rape may lose licence

Hospital cleared in probe of Anna Lindh’s care

Hospital cleared in probe of Anna Lindh’s care

Alcoholic doc allowed to keep practicing

Alcoholic doc allowed to keep practicing

Sweden ‘swamped’ by malpractice complaints

Sweden ‘swamped’ by malpractice complaints

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Antidepressant use climbs in Sweden

Man died due to doc’s poor Swedish skills

Man died due to doc’s poor Swedish skills

Doctor visit text reminders violate patient privacy: health board

Doctor visit text reminders violate patient privacy: health board

Man died after calls for ambulance ignored

Man died after calls for ambulance ignored

‘Medical mistakes kill 3,000 Swedes a year’

‘Medical mistakes kill 3,000 Swedes a year’

Single transplant drains Swedish blood supplies

Single transplant drains Swedish blood supplies

Laws to aid disabled Swedes ‘ignored’: report

Laws to aid disabled Swedes ‘ignored’: report

SOS service under review after ambulance errors

SOS service under review after ambulance errors

Swedish doc supplied drugs in overdose deaths

Swedish doc supplied drugs in overdose deaths

Facebook ‘fair game’ in benefits cheats battle

Facebook ‘fair game’ in benefits cheats battle

Nurse charged over ambulance call fatality

Nurse charged over ambulance call fatality

Another Swede’s breast removed in vain

Another Swede’s breast removed in vain

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Patient suicides on the rise in Sweden: report

Foreign family told they ‘eat too much dough’

Foreign family told they ‘eat too much dough’

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Okay for carers to deny patients sex purchase aid

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Patient records wiped out in system crash

Pregnant woman dies from taking painkillers

Pregnant woman dies from taking painkillers

SOS Alarm has ‘severe flaws’: agency

SOS Alarm has ‘severe flaws’: agency

Immigrant homelessness on the rise in Sweden

Immigrant homelessness on the rise in Sweden

Kids’ eyes glued shut by Swedish docs

Kids’ eyes glued shut by Swedish docs

Mum to son: Smurfs and UFOs are real

Mum to son: Smurfs and UFOs are real

Swedish doc sews up urethra after C-section

Swedish doc sews up urethra after C-section

Swedish docs in circumcision protest

Swedish docs in circumcision protest

Carers can help alcoholic buy booze: agency

Carers can help alcoholic buy booze: agency

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Doc denies abortion after husband intervenes

Swedish woman swallows scalpels – dies

Swedish woman swallows scalpels – dies

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‘Immature’ kids more likely to get ADHD drugs

Man zapped in freak fat-burning foul-up

Man zapped in freak fat-burning foul-up

Agency proposes age limit on beauty patients

Agency proposes age limit on beauty patients

Fall from hospital bed kills elderly woman

Fall from hospital bed kills elderly woman

Minister touts new health system watchdog

Minister touts new health system watchdog

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Swede forced to fake stroke to get x-ray

Most sterilizations performed on women

Most sterilizations performed on women

Two years of chemo for ‘non-existent’ tumours

Two years of chemo for ‘non-existent’ tumours

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Woman dies after getting too much oxygen

Swedish schoolboy gets cervical cancer jab

Swedish schoolboy gets cervical cancer jab

Swedish teens ‘more depressed than ever’

Swedish teens ‘more depressed than ever’