In Case of Emergency
If you are in an emergency situation that is out of the ordinary or life-threatening please call the
Emergency Number 112
connecting you with the fire brigade, emergency service and emergency physician.
On-call duty by primary physicians:
For information outside normal office hours of the general physician’s all-call service (e.g. home visits or emergency practice) or specialized emergency services from ophthalmologists or an ear, nose and throat specialist (ENT) you can reach the doctors’ call center for the Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians Westfalen-Lippe here:
Fon.: 116 117 (toll-free)
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 6pm to 8am of the following day
Wednesday, Friday: 1pm to 8am of the following day
Saturday, Sunday, Holidays: 8am to 8am of the following day
At the emergency admission of the university medical center Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bochum university medical center Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bochum patients with diverse diseases and injuries are given primary care by experienced specialty doctors. Afterwards, the doctors will decide on the following process - whether or not there is an option for an out-patient treatment, the necessity to be transferred to another hospital or to receive stationary treatment at the university medical center Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bochum.
Zentrale Notaufnahme (emergency room)
Universitätsklinikum Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bochum GmbH
In der Schornau 23-25
Tel.: 0234 / 299-0
Fax: 0234 / 299-3219
Pharmaceutical emergency service:
Via the following link (http://www.akwl.de/notdienstkalender.php) you will find an emergency calendar of the pharmacies in the area. Please insert your address and zip code.
Toxin emergency service:
Here you can find help over the phone around the clock:
Tel.: 0228 / 1 92 40