Due to summer holidays from week 26 to week 31, you must expect a somewhat longer response time from Helsedataservice and the health registries.

Norwegian Registry for Spine Surgery (NORspine)

The Norwegian Registry for Spine Surgery (NORspine) aims at, and is contributing to the improvement of the quality of surgical treatment for degenerative disorders in the cervical and lumbar spine. Patients experience strong and clinically relevant improvements of pain, disability and health-related quality of life after surgery.

Criteria for data access

The data sources have different purposes and are regulated by different laws and regulations. In order to access information from the data sources, what you plan to use the information for must be in accordance with the purpose of the data source.

The types of approvals and documents you must submit to access information depend on what you are applying for, what you are going to use the information for and how you are going to process it. We therefore recommend that you take the time to familiarize yourself with the application guides before starting the application process:

Application guide for anonymous, aggregated data (statistical data)
Application guide for personally identifiable data

Apply for access to data

Contact the data custodian for more information on how to access data from the registry.

The registry can offer advice/guidance to ensure quality, correct use, and interpretation of the information.


Tore Solberg, faglig leder