About this person


  • End-of-life care
  • Nursing home and elderly care medicine
  • Priority setting

Medical degree form the University of Trondheim (1987), specialist in general practice (GP)/family medicine (1997), Ph.D. fellow.

Internship and GP in Bodø (1988-1991). Since 1991 GP and nursing home doctor in Mo i Rana, Nordland. In 1996 she worked one year in the geriatric department, Ullevål University Hospital, Oslo as part of her GP specialist training. Researcher in 50% position at Uni Research Health since 2012 with the Ph.D. project «Death in the nursing home – the patient’s wishes and the doctor’s role».

Fosse is participating in health politics and professional developement, and she has worked with coordination of health services for many years. She is a member of the National Council for Priority setting in Health care.

Research interests: Elderly care and nursing hiome medicine, end-of-life care, doctors’ role



Other publications

  • Aamland, Aase; Fosse, Anette; Ree, Eline; Abildsnes, Eirik; Malterud, Kirsti Strategies experienced as valuable by GPs when seeing patients with MUS. 2016.
  • Fosse, Anette; Zuidema, Sytse; Boersma, KF; Malterud, Kirsti; Schaufel, Margrethe Aase; Ruths, Sabine Nursing home doctors’ assessments of barriers and strategies for end-of-life care in Norway and the Netherlands.. 2016.
  • Jansen, Kristian; Fosse, Anette; Iden, Kristina Riis; Aase, Margrethe; Ruths, Sabine Vil beholde LCP for døende. 2015.
  • Fosse, Anette; Austad, Bjarne; Eid, John-Tore; Bell, Hege Therese; Brænd, Anja Maria Lyche; Fidjeland, Heidi Lidal; Vallersnes, Odd Martin; Vik, Ingvild; Gullbrå, Frøydis; Jansen, Kristian; Schei, Edvin; Simonsen, Kristian Anton; Laue, Johanna; Sandvik, Reidun Karin Primærhelsetjenesten - fremtidens forskningsfront. 2013.
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