LOCATION OF CLINIC
Finn-Medi 3, Biokatu 10, 1. kerros
In case your policlinic time is not suitable for you, we kindly ask you contact your research nurse on Mon – Wed 07.30-08.00 and 14.15-15.00. On other times you can leave a message in an answering machine, tel.03 – 3116 5663. If your address has changed, please inform us by telephone, snail mail or by e-mail to your nurse (addresses mentioned above).
ARRIVAL IN DIPP DEPARTMENT
When coming to a policlinic with your child, bring:
- letter of invitation / card of appointment
- Kela card for the child (Sickness Insurance card)
- Child health clinic card
- Nutritional research forms
If your child catches feverish infection (or for example diarrhea or chickenpox) before policlinic visit, be kind and contact the research nurse. Chickenpox is an easily catching disease and it may be dangerous for other children in the department.
It”s not necessary to sign in after arriving in the clinic; a research nurse will pick you up from a waiting room. A research visit is free of charge.
When taking blood samples, we use local anaesthesia cream (EMLA® cream). It makes taking of samples painless.
In Teiskontie, next to the hospital, there is a bus stop for busses number 1, 8, 27, 28, Y28, 29 and 90. Buses number 5 and 32 drives to the hospital area.
More information about timetables from the information office of Tampere city transport, Aleksis Kiven katu 18, by phone 0100-0506 (0,66 EUR/call + local network charge) or by internet TKL www-page. There is also a bus stop for long-distance busses located close to the hospital.
If you have problems in finding your way to DIPP policlinic, please call 03- 3116 4087 and ask for advice.
PARKING PLACES AND PARKING FEES
There is free parking place for four cars in front of the Finn-Medi 3 building. These parking spots are located just next to the main entrance and marked with a sign DIPP/TEDDY/TRIGR -tutkimus. If you cannot use these, there are parking places close to the hospital. Those places are chargeable between 8am 4pm.
KIOSK AND CAFE
There is a café/restaurant Ellipsi in a Finn-Medi 5 building. It’s open Mon-Thu 8.00 – 15.00, Fri 8.00 – 14.30. The kiosk and café of the central hospital are located at the first floor in sheltered accommodation of TAYS (palvelutalo). The café is open Mon-Fri 8.00 – 19.00 and kiosk Mon – Fri 7.30 – 19.00. Pirkanmaan Kansanterveys ry:n kahvilat
OTTO – slot machine is located in the main entrance hall of the TAYS.