What should I do in a medical emergency? Guidance for Switzerland

Constrictive chest pains, a fall down the stairs or a deep cut. Many things can cause a medical emergency. They often happen quickly and unexpectedly. In the flurry of activity that follows, it's good to know what to do.

YOU CAN COUNT ON HIRSLANDEN IN AN EMERGENCY

Located all over Switzerland, the Hirslanden Private Hospital Group emergency centres are equipped with the latest diagnostic and therapeutic infrastructure.

Each emergency department has access to a network of highly regarded medical specialists. A treatment team will immediately be assembled to meet the patient's specific needs. Around the clock, 365 days a year.

EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN

  • Contact your GP
  • Find a 24-hour emergency centre
  • Notify the emergency services in life-threatening situations by calling 144
  • Bring any relevant documentation you may have
    • Health insurance card
    • List of medications
    • Allergy ID card
    • Blood group ID card
    • Diabetes ID card

HIRSLANDEN EMERGENCY CENTRES

AARAU

Klinik Aarau

24-hour emergency centre (incl. heart emergencies)

 

BASEL

Klinik Birshof

24-hour orthopaedic emergency centre

 

BERN

Klinik Beau-Site

24-hour emergency centre (incl. heart emergencies)

Klinik Permanence

24-hour emergency centre

Salem-Spital

24-hour emergency centre

 

GENEVA

Clinique La Colline

emergency centre (365 days / 07.00 – 23.00)

 

CHAM

AndreasKlinik Cham Zug

24-hour emergency centre

 

LUCERNE

Klinik St. Anna

24-hour emergency centre (incl. heart emergencies)

 

ST. GALLEN

Klinik Stephanshorn

24-hour emergency centre

 

ZURICH

Klinik Hirslanden

24-hour emergency centre (incl. heart emergencies)

 

Klinik Im Park

24-hour heart emergency centre (the heart emergency centre is available to all patients with private or semi private insurance)

 

ABOUT HIRSLANDEN

Hirslanden operates 16 hospitals located in 11 Swiss cantons. With a total of 2,100 affiliated doctors and in-house physicians, and around 7,800 employees, it is the leading private hospital group as well as the largest medical network in Switzerland.

Author: hirslanden-international

The Hirslanden Private Hospital Group, since 2007 part of the South African Mediclinic Corporation, is the leading private hospital group and the largest medical network in Switzerland. It consists of 16 hospitals in 11 cantons, and has a good 2,100 employed and affiliated doctors. The group provides the highest standard of clinical skills and nursing care across a wide range of specialties, and offers top-notch medical infrastructure (e.g. Da Vinci technology, CyberKnife, TrueBeam, and hybrid operating theatres). The group runs a Center of Excellence that is specialized in the management of international patients.

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