Police, fire brigade and ambulance
In an emergency, dial 112 to contact the police, call for an ambulance or the fire-fighting service. Speak slowly and distinctly. State telephone number and address. Emergency calls from public pay phones are free. Go to the website of the Danish police.
AkutDanmark is a mobile app, which shows you all emergency information in Denmark in Danish, English or German. The app automatically matches the language settings of your mobile phone. The app costs DKK 6-7 (approximately $1) and can be downloaded via App store and Google Play.
There is no shortage of pharmacies in Copenhagen; just look for the green a sign that symbolises the Danish word for chemist: apotek.
Steno Apotek Vesterbrogade 6C 1620 Copenhagen V. Tel.: +45 3314 8266
Doctors on call
The public doctors Lægevagten are on call weekdays 16:00 - 08:00. Prices start at DKK 250 (EU citizens are not charged) and you must expect waiting time on house/hotel calls or be asked to transport yourself to the hospital. Tel.: +45 7013 0041 (This number will refer you to a doctor).
The Private Doctor is on call seven days a week, 08:00 - 24:00. House or hotel calls within an hour. Prices start at DKK 1,400. House calls and clinic consultations are the same price. Acute dental treatment can also be organised. Tel.: +45 6075 4070
Hospital Emergency Wards
The following hospitals have 24-hour emergency wards:
Bispebjerg Hospital Bispebjerg Bakke 23 2400 Copenhagen NV. Tlf.: +45 3531 2373
Hvidovre Hospital Kettegårds Alle 30 2650 Hvidovre Tel.: +45 3632 2553
The following hospitals' emergency wards are open 07-22. For inquiries outside opening hours call Doctors on call or the emergency phone: 1813.
Frederikssund Hospital Frederikssundsvej 30 3600 Frederikssund Tel.: +45 4829 5000
Helsingør Hospital Esrumvej 145 3000 Helsingør Tel.: +45 4829 4949
Dentist - emergency only
Open daily 20:00 - 21:30, weekends and holidays also 10:00 - noon.
Tandlægevagten Oslo Plads 14 2100 Copenhagen Ø. Tel.: +45 3538 0251
In case of a sexual assault, you should of course always contact the police, but in addition you can contact the Thora Centre anonymously and receive advice and treatment.
Missing children or sexually exploited children
Always contact the police. Then you might want to contact the European Hotline 116 000 for missing or sexually exploited children.