In case you need a doctor or medicine during your stay - information about doctors and pharmacies in this area are available here.
You can get ill during your holiday, but help is available. You need to book an appointment at the doctor’s office or turn up and wait until a doctor is available. You need to pay for treatment and medicine and the amount payed will then be refunded, when you come home after your vacation.
Doctors in the area:
The areas Søndervig, Houvig and Lodberg Hede are referred to the doctors in Ringkøbing.
ACUTE illness and accidents:
Choose the right kind of help - and get the right treatment.
YOU CAN’T, without an appointment with a doctor, go to the emergency room, so: in case of acute illness or an accident need a doctor you must:
On weekdays between 8am and 4pm: call a general practitioner or the medical emergency services, who will then decide whether you need a house call, go to the clinic, go to the emergency room, or be hospitalized.
On weekdays between 4pm and 8am and during the weekend: CALL THE MEDICAL EMERGENCY SERVICES ON +45 7011 3131
IN CASE OF SERIOUS accidents/life threatening situations: Call 112 for an ambulance.
In case a doctor refers you to the emergency room in Ringkøbing, this is located at the Regional Hospital at Nørreport 9, 6950 Ringkøbing between 8am and 10pm; and, at other times, at the Regional Hospital in Herning, Gl.Landevej 61, 7400 Herning, which is open 24/7.
We made a list of all pharmacies in this area, including addresses and phone numbers, so that they are easy to find, if necessary.
Over-the-counter medicine can be purchased in many supermarkets - and of course at the pharmacy - but if the doctor writes a prescription, the only place to collect the medicine is at the following pharmacies:
Most pharmacies follow the opening hours of the towns, but their can be special opening hours, so remember to check those.