Social services Spitalzentrum Oberwallis (SZO)

All patients of the Spitalzentrum Oberwallis may use the services of the SZO social consultation service free of charge. The staff of the SZO Social services unit are bound by professional secrecy. 

Working closely with internal and external partners, the SZO Social Service unit offers active support for social and professional reintegration. 

It focuses on promoting independence and integration, as well as ensuring patients' basic material security. The SZO Social Service unit is an integral part of the medical treatment team. 


We would be happy to talk to you - please contact us without obligation.

Among other things, we can advise you on 

  • Insurance or general legal questions relating to illness, accident or childbirth
  • Questions relating to returning to work (professional reintegration)
  • Financial issues such as daily allowances, supplementary benefits, invalidity insurance and accident insurance (pensions)
  • Applications to authorities and institutions (IV, social institutions, funds, foundations)
  • Contact with external specialist services
  • Dealing with the consequences of illness and accident

Information and making appointments