Emergency medical care (on-call doctors and nurses)

Nikkilä emergency department provides first aid and urgent health care on weekdays.

Outside office hours and on weekends, the nearest hospital with a 24-hour A&E department is Porvoo central hospital.

Do the following

If you need first aid or other urgent health care services, please contact the reception at Nikkilä health care center as soon as possible.

Nikkilä emergency department provides first aid and other urgent health care on weekdays. The service hours are Monday–Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

At other times, please contact Porvoo hospital for emergency health care services.

Basic information and legislation

Emergency services provide acute patient care. The need for treatment may be caused by a sudden illness or injury, deterioration of a long-term illness or functional capacity. The emergency services treat all patients in need of urgent help, regardless of their place of residence.

A nurse or a physician assesses the need for care and the urgency. In non-urgent matters, please to go a health centre during normal business hours.

Emergency services are available 24/7. 24/7 emergency services are provided in large health centres and hospitals.