Ins and outs of Kirkenes Hospital

As a welcome treat by Ranvei Sneve from the X-ray ward, she took us on a tour around the hidden gems of Kirkenes Hospital. We were like kids in a pink candy store and at the end of the day our Nissan Micra was filled to the brim.

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Some time in the 90s, a colour consultant nearly succeeded in having the entire hospital interior painted pink. Like this. It does wonders for your eyes. © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Instead of wine, this basement stores a fine selection of vintage hospital beds © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Tandem kicksled © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

More wonders of the basement © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Even  David Lynch would be jealous of this plush blood donating chair. Rumor has it that it won’t make the cut to the new hospital. Any takers? © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Points for anyone who guesses what this is used for (nswer at the end of the post) © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Points for anyone who guesses what this is used for (answer at the end of the post) © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Shopping at the general storage © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

This  physiotherapy practice switchboard was so good we took it with us © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Sleep quality control in action© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

Sleep quality control in action© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

© Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

The catch of the day © Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen

(Answer to the mystery of the blue chair: This piece of furniture is used for gently lowering a patient in and out of bath)

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