Healthy Child Clinic
Mehiläinen Healthy Child Clinic takes care of children, from newborn babies to school boys and girls, as well as their families. We monitor the children’s health, development, and growth during the various stages of life, promote the well-being and health of the entire family, and provide comprehensive support to the families. Available for families, the extensive range of services and specialists of Mehiläinen for Children ensure fast medical attention when required.
The Healthy Child Clinic operates at Mehiläinen in Töölö. To book an appointment, please call 010 414 4642
Visits to the clinic are personalised, based on the family-specific needs and the child’s stage of development. We respect the family’s point of view. Providing a multicultural service, our services are available in Finnish and English. The Healthy Child Clinic is open for everyone.
Designed to take care of families in a personalised manner and without a rush, families are welcome to visit the clinic as often as they want to, with a short notice. Having visitors from many countries, the clinic’s personnel is familiar with cultural differences and related special requirements.
At the Healthy Child Clinic, families can choose the vaccination program that suits them best. Children and parents alike can choose between a national or international vaccination program, or a program complemented with optional vaccinations.
Your specialist nurses are midwife/public health nurse, Ms. Harriet Aliska, and public health nurse, Ms. Sirpa Jaskari. Both nurses are highly experienced and trained child clinic professionals, ensuring a flexible service and enough time for each family visit.
The nurses work in close cooperation with the physicians and therapists of Mehiläinen for Children. This means that they may also consult with or refer the family to an appropriate specialist, if required.
Public health nurse
Besides her work at the Healthy Child Clinic, Sirpa has worked as a nurse at the paediatric medical centre since 2002. .
It’s wonderful and rewarding to work with children. I want to help the families case-specifically in whatever they need. At the Healthy Child Clinic, I particularly like to advise families in baby-care basics and to find solutions that suit them the best, Sirpa explains.
Assistant nurse, nurse, midwife, public health nurse
Harriet has extensive experience in working with children, having worked at the paediatric medical centre for 14 years. She has also worked at a maternity and family planning clinic, as well as a maternity hospital. At the Healthy Child Clinic, Harriet’s job description includes public health nurse, nurse, receptionist, and instrument maintenance work. Her working language is English, due to the many international family customers.
I’ve wanted to work with children and families right from the beginning of my career. That is what gives me the most satisfaction, and I feel that I can help families a lot, says Harriet.
School-age children and youth.
We offer help, support, guidance, and advice for school-aged children and youth in various health issues, such as sleeping disorders, stomach disorders, desensitisation for asthma or allergies, gynaecological issues (including the first visit to a gynaecologist and birth control), and conversational therapy. For procedures and surgeries, child patients have separate facilities at the department of surgery at Mehiläinen Hospital, Helsinki.
If needed, families may also utilise the services provided by the specialists and therapists at the Mehiläinen paediatric medical centre.
To book an appointment for the Healthy Child Clinic, call 010 414 4642.