Emergency Hospitals and Health Centres

Find out about hospitals with an emergency department and health centres and pharmacies open out of hours in Malta…

  • Mater Dei Hospital - Malta’s main public hospital
    At: Triq Dun Karm, L-Imsida, Malta
    Tel: 2545 0000 / 2545 4030 (emergency department)
  • St. James Hospital (private) - Each clinic and hospital has an immediate medical care unit in the event of an emergency
    Tel: 2329 1000

Health Centres

The Mosta, Paola and Floriana health centres are open for emergencies 24/7. The health centre in G?ira is also open for emergencies between 08:00 and 17:00 on Sundays and public holidays. People visiting a health centre must present a valid identification document to be attended to.


  • Gozo General Hospital
    At: Victoria, Gozo
    Tel: 2156 1600

24-hour Pharmacies

Pharmacies are open during normal shopping hours from Monday to Friday and Saturday mornings. In addition there is always a pharmacy/chemist on duty after hours.

Pharmacy.com.mt has an updated list of pharmacies present in all localities in Malta and Gozo, as well as the roster of pharmacies open on Sundays and public holidays.

Most pharmacies also offer GP services, which may include a fee. It is advisable to call before visiting to confirm consultation hours, any fees, and to see if an appointment is needed.