Licence to practice

The Swedish Medical Association (SMA) is open to all doctors. This pages provides information about what the SMA is and what we can do to help our members. It also contains description of how the labour market and salary formation operate in Sweden.

Licens to practice medicine in Sweden

The National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen) is the organisation that registers doctors to practice medicine in Sweden. On the following pages you will find information that might be usefull in the process but it is the National Board of Health and Welfare who registers doctors.

The Swedish Medical Association

The Swedish Medical Association is the union and professional organisation for doctors. Patient safety, the work environment, salaries, working hours, training and research are some of the issues that are of great importance for the organisation. The president is Heidi Stensmyren.
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Senast uppdaterad 2016-11-24
Swedish Medical Association:

Phone: +46 8 790 33 00