General Practitioners (GP)

You can consult your GP when you are ill or have suffered a minor injury. Your GP can refer you to further treatment or an examination.

​Exami​​nations, consultation, tele-consultations, house calls

You can make an appointment for an examination or for a personal consultation with your GP. Your GP also offers tele-consultations if you need to renew your prescription, etc. In special circumstances, your GP may even pay a house call. 

You​​r GP

Your GP’s name, address and telephone number is printed on your health card (sun​​dhedskort).

Treatmen​​t or r​​​eferral

After diagnosing your illness or injury, your GP can start you up in treatment or refer you to a specialist, a hospital or another form of treatment.

Your G​​P can assist ​​​you when you:

  • are suffering from a minor ailment
  • are taken ill acutely
  • suffer minor injuries
  • need to renew your prescription
  • need a medical certificate

Communi​catin​​g online

Via your GP’s web site (see www.sun​dhed.dk/find-beha​ndler), you can book appointments, renew your prescription and send your GP an email.

Your GP’s​ surger​​y opening ​hours

Your GP’s normal surgery hours are during the day. Once a week, your GP is open during the evening. In the event of acute illness, you can book a consultation with your GP on the same day.

In the event of acute illness outside of normal surgery hours, you can contact the out-of-hours medical services ​(lægevagten) at (+45) 38 69 38 69.

For life-threatening situations ring 112.

H​​el​pline 1​​813 ​

You can always ring the helpline 1813.

Changin​g​ your GP

If you want to change to a new GP, contact your local authority or fill in the appropriate form on www.borger.dk or your local authority’s website.

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