- One in three.
A study from the Red Cross has found a high incidence of mental health problems among newly arrived immigrants and refugees, especially those from war-torn Syria.
- Up to 6 per cent affected.
The Swedish Asthma and Allergy Association has launched an initiative about the severe reactions some people have to strong fragrances.
- 850-page-long report.
An investigation into private companies running Sweden's schools, health and elderly care services recommends limiting profits to 7 percent.
- Green Party proposal.
This weekend Sweden will be turning the clocks back one hour, resulting in an hour less of afternoon light. But some of Sweden’s politicians hope to lessen the winter burden, or at least the darkness.
- Isolation and restraints used against children.
Employees in secure psychiatric units no longer have to have higher- education qualifications, a decision that follows a surge of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children in Sweden that has made it "extraordinarily hard" to recruit staff, according to the National Board of Institutional Care.
- No national sperm bank.
Six months have passed since single women were granted the right to apply for state-funded fertility treatment in Sweden, but a shortage in sperm and egg donations means it is still complicated for singles to take advantage of their reproductive rights.