European emergency number

tel. 112.
This free number is used in all member states of the European Union to contact the emergency services: police, fire brigade or medical assistance. The number operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Out of Hours GP Service

Tel. 1733: For non-urgent medical help during the evening, night and at weekends.

Opening Times:

The Bruges Out of Hours GP Service operates from 7 p.m. on Friday evening to 8 a.m. on Monday morning. On public holidays, the service operates from 7 p.m. on the evening before the public holiday to the morning after the public holiday (8 a.m.).

The out of hours service is closed during the week, i.e. from 8 a.m. on Monday morning to 7 p.m. on Friday evening.


AZ Sint-Jan Hospital campus, Ruddershove Brugge


Parking is available at the Accident and Emergency department

Public transport:

Bruges Central Station – AZ Sint-Jan, bus number 13




A.Z. St.-Jan > tel. +32 (0)50 45 21 11
A.Z. St.-Lucas > tel. +32 (0)50 36 91 11
St.-Franciscus Xaveriuskliniek > tel. +32 (0)50 47 04 70

Poisons Advice Centre

tel. +32 (0)70 245 245


Citizens of the European Union have access to unanticipated, urgent medical care in Belgium through their own national health insurance card/document. This care is given under the same conditions as for the local Belgian population and assures full or partial reimbursement of the medical costs. You can obtain this card from your own national health service. Please note, however, that every member of the family must have his/her own card/document.

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