Posts Tagged: Kirkenes Hospital

Everybody knows Kanthan, Kanthan knows everybody

Kanthan Poopalasingam came to Kirkenes from Sri Lanka in 1990, when he was 17. He works as a cleaner, porter, health and safety representative at the hospital and sometimes helps out in the nursing home in the weekends. He loves

Everybody knows Kanthan, Kanthan knows everybody

Kanthan Poopalasingam came to Kirkenes from Sri Lanka in 1990, when he was 17. He works as a cleaner, porter, health and safety representative at the hospital and sometimes helps out in the nursing home in the weekends. He loves

Laila with two homes

Laila Karlsson from Sweden has been working as an anaesthetic and intensive care nurse at the Kirkenes Hospital since 1988. “I have two homes, one in Sweden, and one in Kirkenes. I see them as equal and I´m just as happy when I

Laila with two homes

Laila Karlsson from Sweden has been working as an anaesthetic and intensive care nurse at the Kirkenes Hospital since 1988. “I have two homes, one in Sweden, and one in Kirkenes. I see them as equal and I´m just as happy when I

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

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

Karl’s border

One day, while feverishly searching for a pump for Laila’s shoot, we stopped a young man in the hospital corridor. Not only did Karl Gylseth take us to the pump, but he also turned out to be our neighbour at Elevhjemmet, the hospital’s accommodation.

Karl’s border

One day, while feverishly searching for a pump for Laila’s shoot, we stopped a young man in the hospital corridor. Not only did Karl Gylseth take us to the pump, but he also turned out to be our neighbour at Elevhjemmet, the hospital’s accommodation.