Making an application for compensation

Here you will find information for those who are considering making an application for a patient injury.

Can I apply for compensation for my injury?

By answering some simple questions, you can get an idea of your eligibility for patient injury compensation.

Claim form

The claim form is available in english. 

What are the criteria to qualify for compensation for a patient injury?

To qualify for compensation for a patient injury, three conditions must be met. Please read the following carefully before applying for compensation.

Do I report my case to NPE or the county governor?

The county governor has authority to take action with regard to health personnel. NPE does not have this authority. We process applications for compensation and pay out compensation to those who are entitled to it.

Treatment abroad

Norwegian citizens who incur an injury when receiving treatment abroad cannot apply for compensation from NPE. Claims for compensation following injury should generally be directed to the treatment site.