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Emergency Telephone Numbers in Luxembourg

Emergency services: the numbers to call for fire, police and ambulance. Also helplines and emergency doctors and hospitals...

Service

Telephone

Medical Help/Ambulance/Fire/Vet/Doctors Tel: Protected content
Fire Brigade, City of Luxembourg Tel: Protected content
Police Tel: Protected content

The caller must:
1.
State the exact location where assistance is needed.

2.
State their name and telephone number.

3.
State what happened, and if it is still happening.

4.
State how many people need help.

5.
State if there are any other dangers.

All emergency numbers can be reached from pay phones, without the use of a phone card or money.

European SOS 112

The number Protected content be dialled to reach emergency services - medical, fire and police - from anywhere in Europe. This Pan-European emergency number Protected content be called from any telephone (landline, pay phone or mobile cellular phone). Calls are free. It can be used for any life-threatening situation, including:

Serious medical problems (accident, unconscious person, severe injuries, chest pain, seizure)


Any type of fire (house, car)


Life-threatening situations (crimes)


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For information on other Pan-European numbers Protected content Click here


Information on the Protected content from the European Commission website

It is also possible to call Protected content find an on-duty doctor, pharmacy, hospital or vet. A list is also published daily on the last page of the Tageblatt newspaper.

Crisis and Helplines in Luxembourg

Service

Telephone

Narcotics Anonymous Tel: Protected content
Website
Alcoholics Anonymous (Alcooliques Anonymes) Tel: Protected content
Medicine and alcohol addictions (Alcool médicaments addiction) Tel: Protected content
Helpline for drug addicts and their families (Aide aux toxicomanes et leur famille) Tel: Protected content
Drug and alcohol information helpline (Info Drogue/Alcool) Tel: Protected content
Children's helpline (Aide aux enfants et jeunes gens) - Kanner Jugendtelefon Tel: Protected content
Website
Suicide/crisis line (SOS Détresse) Tel: Protected content
AIDS helpline (Aids Hëllef) Tel: Protected content
Parkinson disease helpline (Association Parkinson) Tel: Protected content
Alzheimer helpline (Association Alzheimer - ALA) Tel: Protected content
Website
Helpline for the blind (Aveugles) Tel: Protected content
Luxembourg Mental Health Centre (Centre Santé Mentale Luxembourg) Tel: Protected content
Battered women helpline (Femmes battues) Tel: Protected content
Women's helpline (Aide aux femmes en général) Tel: Protected content
Rape and abuse helpline (Info Viol) Tel: Protected content
Information
SOS Animals (SOS Animaux) Tel: Protected content

Doctors

The Collège Médical is the overseeing body for all medical doctors, dentists and pharmacists working in Luxembourg. The website can be used to search for a doctor specialising in any discipline. Many doctors in Luxembourg speak English although their receptionists may not.
•To search for a doctor by discipline or town, or a dentist or pharmacist by town in Luxembourg: Click here (in French)

Most doctors see patients by appointment, although there may be an allotted time during the day when doctors see patients without an appointment. Most general practitioners will also visit patients at home.

The rules of the Collège Médical prohibit the publishing of names of doctors and medical practitioners except in general directories.

Veterinarians

An emergency vet service for injured or ill animals is available at all times (24/7) across the Grand-Duchy. Most veterinarians speak fluent English.

To find veterinarians on duty: Click here
Note: The heading "Animaux de compagnie / Kleintiere" refers to small pets (dogs, cats, rabbits, etc.). The heading "Animaux de rente / Grosstiere" refers to larger animals (horses and farm animals).

Pharmacies

In general, pharmacies are open from 08: Protected content and 13: Protected content . Each pharmacy will have a sign in the window with the address of the nearest all-night pharmacy and a list of pharmacies that close late. Most chemists speak English.

To find a pharmacy in Luxembourg: Click here (in French)

Hospitals

A list of on-duty hospitals, open for emergencies, is published every day on the last page of Tageblatt newspaper and is also available on the LuxWeb website.

Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg
At: 4 Ernest Barblé, L- Protected content Tel: Protected content
Fax: Protected content
Website
Hôpital Kirchberg
At: 9 rue Edward Steichen, L- Protected content Tel: Protected content
Fax: Protected content
Website
Zithaklinik
At: 36 rue Ste Zithe, L- Protected content Tel: Protected content
Fax: Protected content
Website
Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg, Clinique d'Eich
At: 78 rue d'Eich, L- Protected content Tel: Protected content
Fax: Protected content
Website
Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg, Maternité G-D Charlotte
At: 4 rue Ernest Barblé, L- Protected content Tel: Protected content
Fax: Protected content
Website
Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg, Clinique Pédiatrique
At: 4 rue Ernest Barblé, L- Protected content Tel: Protected content
Fax: Protected content
Website

For a comprehensive list of hospitals in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg: Click here

Glossary of Emergency Terms and Phrases

English

French

I have had an accident J'ai eu un accident
I have had a car accident J'ai eu un accident de la route
It's an emergency C'est une urgence
I need an ambulance J'ai besoin d'une ambulance
I need a doctor J'ai besoin d'un médecin
I need the police J'ai besoin de la Police
Call the fire services Appelez les pompiers
I'm in labour Je suis en train d'accoucher
Heart attack Crise cardiaque / infarctus
Stroke AVC (Un accident vasculaire cérébral)
Very sick Très malade
Unconscious Inconscient
Where is the nearest hospital? Où se trouve l'hopital le plus proche?
Where is the nearest pharmacy Où se trouve la pharmacie la plus proche

Related Information

For a comprehensive list of helplines and hospitals in Luxembourg: Click here (in French)


For information on emergency alarm signals in Luxembourg: Click here

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