The Patient Council

The Minister in Health and the Interior appoints a patient council consisting of nine members, who are to discuss matters concerning service for patients, and then their task is to advise the Minister concerning this matter. The members are chosen according to proposals from associations and interest groups. The Patient Council is chosen every four years, or when a general election takes place.


The Patient Council
v/Jákup N. Olsen, chairman
Lambagerði 6
100 Tórshavn

Members of The Patient Council:

Jákup N. Olsen, Tórshavn, chairman
Maud Benjardøgg, Vágur,
Kristianna Rein, Tórshavn
Trúgvi Jacobsen, Tórshavn
Pauli Klakkstein, Klaksvík
Jóna Skorheim, Klaksvík
Jeanna í Lágabø, Vágur
Silvia Thomsen, Ánir/Klaksvík
Emil Michelsen, Øravík

Aud í Soylu from the Health Ministry