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In case of an emergency while you are in Copenhagen, always dial 112. It is a free call which will connect you to the police, fire brigade or hospital. If you need a chemist or dentist, there are a few which are open 24 hours.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Police, fire brigade and ambulance

Call (+45) 112 for life threatening emergencies and ask for the police, fire department or ambulance service.

Call (+45) 1813 for injuries or sudden illness and speak to a nurse or doctor, or to go to a hospital emergency department.

Call (+45) 114 for police, when it is not an emergency.

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.

24-hour chemist

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

Glostrup Apotek, Hovedvejen 101, 2600 Glostrup, tel.: +45 4396 0020

Lyngby Svane Apotek, Lyngby Hovedgade 27, 2800 Kongens Lyngby, tel.: +45 4587 0096           

Hillerød Frederiksborg Apotek, Slotsgade 26, 3400 Hillerød, tel.: +45 2826 5600

Private doctor

The Doctors at Laegelinien provide competent health care day and night. Telephone consultations and prescriptions from DKK 130. House and hotel calls from DKK 1200.

Tel.: +45 2596 9375 and online at Laegelinien.dk

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

Always call (+45) 1813 before going to a hospital emergency department. They will not admit you otherwise.

The following hospitals have 24-hour emergency wards:

Bispebjerg Hospital, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 Copenhagen NV, tel.: +45 3531 3531

Herlev Hospital, Herlev Ringvej 75, 2730 Herlev, tel.: +45 3868 3868

Hvidovre Hospital, Kettegårds Alle 30, 2650 Hvidovre, tel.: +45 3632 3632

Nordsjællands Hospital, Bakkedraget, 3400 Hillerød, tel.: +45 4829 4829

The following hospitals' emergency wards are open 07:00-22:00:

Frederikssund Hospital, Frederikssundsvej 30, 3600 Frederikssund, tel.: +45 4829 5000

Amager Hospital, Italiensvej 1, 2300 Copenhagen S, tel.: +45 3234 3500  

Frederiksberg Hospital, Nordre Fasanvej 57, 2000 Frederiksberg, tel.: +45 3816 3816

Gentofte Hospital, Niels Andersens Vej 65, 2900 Hellerup, tel.: +45 3977 3977

Glostrup Hospital, Nordre Ringvej 57, 2600 Glostrup, tel.: +45 3863 3863

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) 1813

Sexual assaults

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.

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