Emergencies

Contacts for emergency services

Have a look at this list with numbers to call in event of serious injury or life-threatening illness.

Emergency 112

In the event of serious injury or life-threatening illness or emergencies such as injury or fire, or if you urgently require police assistance, call the emergency call centre on telephone number 112. The number is the same no matter where you are in Denmark.

Emergency doctor services (Vagtlægen)

You can call the emergency doctor service if you need medical attention outside your General Practitioner’s opening hours.

Emergency doctor service in your region

The number for the emergency doctor in the following regions:

In Central Denmark Region: +45 70 11 31 31.

In Capital Region of Denmark: +45 70 25 00 41.

In Region Zealand: +45 70 15 07 00

In Region of Southern Denmark: +45 70 11 07 07

In The North Denmark Region: +45 70 15 03 00

You can also find the telephone number of your regional emergency doctor service on your municipal authority’s website or at www.laegevagten.dk.

Emergency dental services (Tandlægevagten)

There are different numbers to the emergency dental service (Tandlægevagten) depending on what region you are in. You can find the telephone number of the regional emergency dental service on your municipal authority’s website or at  www.tandlaegeforeningen.dk.

After-hours pharmacy services

There are 11 twenty-four hour pharmacies (Døgnåbne Apoteker) in eleven towns and cities in the country. Here is a list of the eleven 24-hour pharmacies in Denmark.
In addition to the 24-hours pharmacies, 39 pharmacies offer partial after-hours service (Delvis vagttjeneste) or emergency services (Vagttjeneste). A pharmacy which offers partial after-hours service is open for a few hours outside of normal opening hours, at weekends and on public holidays. Pharmacies which offer emergency services only deal with urgent matters after hours. Call one of these pharmacies to arrange an appointment.
Below is a list of the pharmacies which offer partial after-hour services and emergency services in:

Contacting the police

You will find the address and contact information of the different regional police stations on the Danish national police website.
Whatever your location in Denmark is, you can contact the local police by calling 114.
In case of emergency, call 112.