Healthcare services

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Emergency 112
For medical emergencies, call 112.

For information regarding Emergency Services, click here.

Information on Healthcare in Iceland

Island.is covers topics such as the Corona Virus, healthcare and healthcare centres, and patients' rights and complaints.

MCC has information regarding Iceland's healthcare system and healthcare services.

For information concerning public complaints and appeals regarding healthcare services, click here.

Akureyri Health Clinic

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The Akureyri Health Clinic ( Heilbrigðisstofnun Norðurlands - HSN ) provides the general public with services in the fields of general medicine, nursing and healthcare, infant and maternity service and provides advice and guidance.
*It is recommended that you register yourself and your family at the Akureyri Health Clinic and apply for a GP.

Visiting Fees

  • For a member of the Icelandic Health Insurance - IHI ( Sjúkratryggingar Íslands ) regardless of nationality, the fee for a visit to the Akureyri Health Clinic during normal working hours is ISK 500.
  • A person from EEA who does not have an Icelandic ID number (kennitala), should use their European Health Insurance Card when visiting the clinic.
  • A person who does not have an Icelandic ID number, pays a visiting fee of ISK 10.250 (in Icelandic) during normal working hours.

Akureyri Health Clinic
Heilbrigðisstofnun Norðurlands

Location: Hafnarstræti 99
Opening hours: 8:00 – 16:00
Standby service (6th floor):
Mondays to Fridays: 14:00 – 18:00
Weekends / holidays: 10:00 – 14:00

Health Insurance

For useful information about Health Insurance in Iceland, click here.

Heilsuvera.is

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Heilsuvera.is (in Icelandic) is a Healthcare website which provides safe communication with health care professionals.
Through it a person may register for COVID-19 symptom sampling.
Log into Heilsuvera with your Icelandic electronic ID.

Ambulance transport

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Ambulance transport in Iceland is owned and equipped by the Icelandic Red Cross - IRC ( Rauði krossinn á Íslandi ).
If you were transported by an ambulance in Iceland and have received an invoice from IRC you can pay it here.

Prenatal care

Prenatal care (Meðgönguvernd, site in Icelandic) supports the health of pregnant people and fetuses.
They offer guidance and address any high-risk factors.

For more information regarding prenatal care in Iceland, click here.

Family Justice Center for Survivors of Violence

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The Family Justice Center for Survivors of Violence ( Bjarmahlíð ) offers counselling, support and information for all victims of violence.
*The service is free of charge.

Dental services

For useful information regarding dental services in Iceland, click here.

Dental clinics in Akureyri

Tannlæknastofur Akureyrar (in Icelandic)

BR Tannlæknar (in Icelandic)
Phone number: +354 462 7544 / +354 462 1223

Sella
Phone number: +354 462 6323
E-mail: afgreidsla@sella.is

Last updated 09. August 2021