Emergency Numbers

Who to call in an emergency…

Emergency Service Telephone
Medical Emergency (υπηρεσίες παροχής έκτακτης ιατρικής περίθαλψη)
Tel: 112
Fire Service (Πυροσβεστική Υπηρεσία) Tel: 199
Ambulance service (Υπηρεσία ασθενοφόρων) Tel: 166
Police (αστυνομία) Tel: 100
SOS Doctors (SOS Γιατροί) Tel: 10 16
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Tourist Police (Τουριστική αστυνομία) Tel: 1571
Coast Guard (Ακτοφυλακών)
Tel: 108
Special Violent Crime Squad  Tel: 10 14
Forest fire service (Πυροσβεστική Υπηρεσία) Tel: 191

European SOS 112

The number 112 can be dialled to reach emergency services - medical, fire and police - from anywhere in Europe. This Pan-European emergency number 112 can 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 (such as accident, unconscious person, severe injuries, chest pain, seizure)
  • Any type of fire (house, car)
  • Life-threatening situations (crimes)
  • Information on the 112 number from the European Commission website

Crisis and Helplines

Alcohol/drug addiction helpline Tel: 210 361 7089
Drug abuse helpline Tel: 1031
Alcoholics Anonymous Tel: 210 522 0416
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National Centre for Immediate Social Assistance - EKAKB Tel: 197
HIV/Aids support Tel: 210 722 2222
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SOS Crisis helpline Tel: 197
Children's helpline Tel: 1056
Women's abuse helpline Tel: 210 331 7305
Citizen's helpline Tel: 1595

Pharmacies

In general, pharmacies in Greece are open Monday and Wednesday from 08:00-14:30, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:00-14:30 and 17:30- 20:00.

At least one local pharmacy will be open at any time of the day. Details of and schedule for this "duty pharmacy" can be found in every pharmacy window and in the local newspapers.

  • To find a pharmacy on duty in Athens Tel: 14 944

Hospitals

There are many state hospitals that work on an on-call rotation. Public and some private hospitals provide emergency services. To find out which hospital is on duty for emergencies:

  • Tel: 14 944 or 171
Public Hospitals
Alexandra Hospital
At
: Vassilissis Sofias street 80 and K. Lourou street, 115 28 Ilisia
Tel: 210 338 1100
Website
(in Greek)
Asklepieion Hospital of Voula
At
: Vassileos Pavlou street 1, 166 73 Voula
Tel: 210 895 8301
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(in Greek)
Elena Venizelou Maternity Hospital
At: Elenas Venizelou square 2, 115 21 Ambelokipi
Tel: 210 640 2000
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Evangelismos
At
: Ipsilantou street 45-47, 106 76 Kolonaki
Tel: 210 720 1000
Website
(in Greek)
KAT Hospital
At
: Nikis street 2, 145 61 Kifissia
Tel: 210 628 0000
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Konstantopouleio Agia Olga Hospital
At
: Agias Olgas street 3-5, 142 33 Nea Ionia
Tel: 210 277 6612
Laiko Hospital
At
: Agiou Thoma street 17, 115 27 Athens
Tel: 210 745 6000
Website
(in Greek)
Sismanoglio Hospital
At
: Sismanogleiou street 1, 151 26, Maroussi
Tel: 210 803 9911
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Sotiria Hospital
At
: Mesogeion 152, Athens
Tel: 210 777 8611
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(in Greek)
Tzaneio Hospital
At
: Tzanni street and Afentouli street 1, 185 36 Piraeus
Tel: 213 208 1000 / 210 451 9411
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(in Greek)
Children's Hospitals
Aglaia Kyriakou Children's Hospital
At
: Thivon street and Livadias street 3, 115 27 Goudi
Tel: 210 779 3777
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(in Greek)
Agia Sofia Children's Hospital
At
: Thivon street and Papadiamantopoulou street, 115 27 Goudi
Tel: 210 746 7000
Website
Private Hospitals
Hygeia Hospital
At
: Erithrou Stavrou street 4 and Kifissias avenue, 151 23 Maroussi/Nea Filothei
Tel: 210 686 7000
Website
Metropolitan Hospital
At
: Ethnarhou Makariou street 9 and Eleftheriou Venizelou street 1, Neo Faliro
Tel: 210 480 9000
Website
Henry Dunant Hospital
At
: Messogion avenue 107, 115 26 Athens
Tel: 210 697 2000
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Mitera Maternity Hospital
At
: Kifissias avenue and Erithrou Stavrou street 6, 151 23 Maroussi
Tel: 210 686 9000
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