Telephone nursing services
Telephone nursing services are available from 3.00 p.m. to 8.00 a.m. on Monday - Thursday and from 2.00 p.m. to 8.00 a.m. on Friday and 24 hours a day during weekends and on midweek holidays.
The telephone number is 06 213 1001.
At telephone nursing services, your questions will be answered by a nurse. She will give you instructions for treatment or ask you to attend a doctor's/nurse's office for an emergency visit. Proceed as instructed below except if you have any of the following symptoms:
- severe chest pain
- profuse bleeding
- severe breathing problems or
- acute stroke symptoms (all or any of the following)
- trouble with speaking (difficulty finding words or slurred speech)
- one corner of your mouth drooping or difficult to move, which is a sign of facial paresis
- weakness of arm/leg.
To make sure that your injury or disease requires urgent treatment and establish whether you need emergency services, please call the telephone nursing services before coming to the Accident & Emergency Clinic.
If there is a long queue for the telephone nursing services, you can leave a message. A nurse will call you back soon. If you do not receive a call within an hour, please call again.