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Old Hospital Area in Nikkilä

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In 1914–1999, Nikkilä hospital took care of thousands of mentally ill patients living in Helsinki. The hospital was of great significance not only to the patients but to the staff, consisting at best of some 1,000 persons. During its peak time, the hospital had 1,200 patients and took simultaneously care of 600 persons in home care.

Several famous Finns were once patients at the hospital: authors ...

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Text edited by: The Municipality of Sipoo
Updated: 3/3/2023