PKSSK in a Nutshell
North Karelia Central Hospital and Honkalampi Centre (PKSSK) offer specialized medical care for people in the region and special services for people with developmental disabilities. Annually, about 72 000 people – every third inhabitant in North Karelia – use our services.
Central hospital is located in Joensuu and adult psychiatry unit Paihola in the municipality of Kontiolahti. The Honkalampi Centre in the municipality of Liperi provides services for people with developmental disabilities and their families.
PKSSK is owned by joint authority of 14 municipalities. About 169 000 people live in the area. We are the second largest employer in North Karelia.