M/F Norröna is equipped with a hospital. The hospital can supply some medical medicine as required by the authorities.The Chief Officer is the medical officer on board and is able to assist with first aid. The Chief Officer is in directly contact with the main hospital in Tórshavn if professional advice is needed. If necessary doctors assistant can be transported to the ship by helicopter or the passenger can be picked up and transported to the nearest hospital. It is possible to get doctor assistance by helicopter in all areas when Norröna is sailing.