EMERGENCY NUMBERS (rescue service): 112, 155
After contacting emergency line please report:
1. what has happened (situation, number of patients)
2. location of the event (address)
3. who is calling (your name and telephone number)
You are required to provide first aid according to your availability and skills until the rescue team arrives. Priorities for dealing with casualty: • Airway • Breathing • Circulation (stop bleeding)
Rescue team and Ambulance car: 16155
Air Rescue Service: 18155
Contacts for escue teams in Slovakia in disasters, in the mountains, accidents...
Roadside Assistance: 16154, 18154, 18123, 18124
Mountain Rescue Service: 18300
Rescue line number, advise of a medical specialist on phone, how to provide the first aid prior to the arrival of the medical rescue team : 0850 111 313
Emergency ambulance service in Bratislava region: (02) 63833130 (street Strečnianska), (02) 48279257 (clinic Ružinov). For more information see: Bratislava/Pohotovosti
Where to find Medical Practitioner in Slovakia - list of medical institutions according to respective regions.
Under the Slovak Constitution every individual - a citizen or a foreigner - staying in Slovakia has a right to be provided with the necessary health care. Everyone also has a right to choose their own health care provider, unless otherwise stipulated by the law (as in the case of the asylum seekers, for instance, who have no right of choice.)
INTERNAL MEDICINE AND CARDIOLOGY IN BRATISLAVA - Dr. Thomas A. Buckingham, MD, PhD, Associate Professor: consultation by appointment. Poliklinika Ružinov, Preventive medicine, Care of acute and chronic illness, Risk assessment for heart disease, Complete laboratory & radiology facilities, Translation of medical documents. Office/fax: +421-2-4827-9686, Mobile: +421-905-978573
MEDICAL FACILITIES IN SLOVAKIA
MEDICOVER - private medical center located in Apollo bussiness center
Health Care Consultation and Services: Advise and Consulting and English Language Support in Medicine
Under the Slovak Constitution every individual - a citizen or a foreigner - staying in Slovakia has a right to be provided with the necessary health care. Everyone also has a right to choose their own health care provider. Health insurance is mandatory for all Slovak citizens and those having temporary and permanent residence permit. All health insurance companies issue to their clients the European Health Care Insurance Card. Most health care is provided for free, or subisidized by insurance.