Health — Switzerland

Emergency services

You can ring 24 hours a day:

Services Phone Website
Emergency rescue service 144  
Fire department (Firefighters) 118  
Police / Gendarmerie 117 polizei.ch/en
Intoxication / poisoning 145 toxinfo.ch/startseite_en
+41 44 251 66 66 (for non-urgent cases and information)
Réseau Urgences Genevois See web page for emergency centres and wait times urgences-ge.ch
HUG - Hôpital cantonal universitaire de Genève (public) +41 22 372 81 20 hug.ch/en/direct-access-hug-emergency-room
Hôpital de la Tour (private) +41 22 719 61 11 la-tour.ch/en/urgences
Clinique des Grangettes (private) +41 22 305 07 77 hirslanden.ch/en/clinique-des-grangettes/centres-et-instituts/emergency-service.html
Clinique La Colline (private) +41 22 702 21 44 hirslanden.ch/en/clinique-la-colline/centers-and-institutes/emergency-centre.html
Pediatric emergency consultations +41 84 40 220 22 pediatre-ge.ch/en/paediatric-emergency-consultations
SOS Médecins +41 22 748 49 50 sos-medecins.ch
Doctors stand-by service (Médecins de garde) +41 22 754 54 54 gemed.ch/en/
L'Association des Médecins du Canton de Genève (AMGE) +41 22 320 84 20 amge.ch/que-faire-en-cas-durgence/
Chiropractor - Emergency service organised by the "Association des Chiropraticiens" +41 22 781 82 00 chirosuisse.ch/fr
Osteopath on duty +41 79 203 58 04 xn--ostopathe-genve-6mbg.ch/guard-service
Dental emergencies See web page for dentist on call amdg.ch/en/
SOS Pharmacie +41 62 929 11 11 sos-pharmacie.ch/en/home/recherche.html
PharmaGenève See web page for pharmacies on duty pharmageneve.swiss

Hospitals & clinics

Hospitals / Clinics Phone Website
HUG - Hôpital cantonal universitaire de Genève (public) +41 22 372 33 11 hug.ch/en/
CHUV - Hôpital cantonal universitaire de Lausanne (public) +41 21 314 11 11 chuv.ch
Clinique Générale Beaulieu (private) +41 22 839 55 55 beaulieu.ch
Clinique des Grangettes (private) +41 22 305 01 11 grangettes.ch
Clinique La Colline (private) +41 22 702 20 22 hirslanden.ch/en/clinique-la-colline/home.html
Hôpital de La Tour - in Meyrin (private) +41 22 719 61 11 la-tour.ch/en

Permanent medical centres

The following centres are also open day and night (with exceptions):

Permanent medical centres Phone Website
Centre Médical des Acacias +41 22 342 54 55 cmacacias.ch
Centre Médico-Chirurgical de Cornavin +41 22 595 11 11 cmccornavin.ch
Centre Médical Eaux-Vives +41 22 718 03 86 eaux-vives.com
Swiss mc – Medical center (Chantepoulet) +41 22 731 21 20 smcenter.ch/en/home/
Medical and dental centre (Versoix) +41 22 775 03 03 pureclinic.ch
Centre Médical de Meyrin +41 22 719 74 00 la-tour.ch
Clinique et Permanence d'Onex +41 22 709 00 00 cpo.ch
Centre Médical de Plainpalais +41 22 329 56 56 cmplainpalais.ch
Centre Médical de Chêne-Bourg +41 22 349 66 66 cmedcb.ch
Centre Médico-Chirurgical Vermont - Grand-Pré +41 22 734 51 50 pmv.ch
Permanences médicales SOS Médecins +41 22 748 49 50 sos-medecins.ch
Centre Médical du Léman +41 22 716 06 60 cmleman.ch
Permanences médicales La Tour +41 22 719 61 11 la-tour.ch/en

Medical consultations

A list of general practitioners and specialists is available on the website of the CERN Medical Service and on the "Association des Médecins du canton de Genève".

To consult a general practitioner or a specialist

The service "Rendez-vous Rapides" provides medical appointments within 3 days with one of the doctors of the "Association des Médecins du Canton de Genève". Home visits are possible from 7.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. (tel: +41 22 322 20 20).

To consult a pediatrician or a midwife

Pediatricians / Midwives Phone Website
HUG - Hôpital cantonal universitaire de Genève (public) +41 22 372 40 00 hug.ch/en/general-pediatrics
Clinique des Grangettes (private) +41 22 305 01 11 hirslanden.ch/en/clinique-des-grangettes/specialites-medicales/general-paediatrics.html
Hôpital de La Tour - at Meyrin (private) +41 22 719 61 00 la-tour.ch/en/care-services/paediatrics
Meyrin Pediatric Centre +41 22 782 59 82 cpm.officemed.ch/?lang=en
Pediatricians (and other specialists)
Operated by the "Association des Médecins de Genève"
See web page amge.ch/medecins
Arcade des Sages Femmes Pré et post-natal (Midwives hotline 7 days a week) +41 22 329 05 55 arcade-sages-femmes.ch/en/Home.htm

To consult a dentist

A list of dentists is available on the website of the CERN Medical Service and the "Association des Médecins Dentistes de Genève".

To consult a chiropractor

A list of chiropractors is available on the website of the "Association des chiropraticiens du canton de Genève" (tel: +41 22 321 22 94).

To consult an osteopath

You can find a nearby osteopath on the website of the "Société Cantonale d'Ostéopathie Genève". 


Cancer

The English Speaking Cancer Association (ESCA) offers emotional support, practical help and information to cancer patients and their families in the area: +41 22 791 63 05.

Depression

Free telephone call for information and advice on depression: +41 22 305 45 45.