Medical care and health



Find information about health services in Tallinn here. 


Night pharmacies  

Night pharmacies are open Monday – Sunday from 20:00-8:00. 


Tõnismäe Südameapteek 24h

Vikerlase Südameapteek 24h 





The hotline for the ambulance is 112. 

Transport of patients

(medical transport) The ambulance provides transportation for patients requiring scheduled care in the hospital.

First aid course

The ambulance conducts first aid courses for the community.


Family doctor and home nurse


  • In English the phone is open every day at 15.00-17.00

  • The phone is open in Estonian 24 hours a day, including weekends and public holiday

“Paediatrician listening” 8:00-24:00 (1 min costs 1 euro) 1599

  • Monday-Friday: 15:00-22:00
  • Saturday, Sunday: 08:00-22:00

Tallinna Perearstikeskus 

Jaama tn 11

Choosing and changing your family doctor 

Every Estonian citizen and foreign national residing in Estonia on the basis of a residence permit has a right to register themselves with a family doctor and to change their family doctor with a written request. Read more about it on the Health Board’s website

Home nurse – a service for patients who do not need to be in the hospital, the service is provided based on a note from a family doctor or specialist




Dental Care 

SA Tallinna Hambapolikliinik , Toompuiestee 4b, provides dental care in Tallinn.

Dental care benefits – Estonian Health Insurance Fund partially reimburses dental care for insured adults. You can use the benefits at the contract partners of Tallinna Hambapolikliinik and the Estonian Health Insurance Fund’s dental care. 


Health care for uninsured people

Uninsured people can receive primary health care, ambulatory surgery and stationary after-care. 

  • Primary and ambulatory health care are provided at West Tallinn Central Hospital’s Nõmme Health Centre at Jaama tn 11. Please come to the health centre to receive health care. 

Office hours:

The general doctor’s ambulatory office hours are on Monday and Thursday 10:00-12:00.
The surgeon’s ambulatory office hours are 09:00-11:30 on Thursday.

  • Stationary after-care will be provided at Kallavere Hospital at Haigla 2, Maardu. 

Telephone: +372 606 0870


Drug prevention, treatment of substance abuse and counselling

Substitution therapy and rehabilitation

Substitution therapy for a long-term opiate addict who is at least 20 years old 

Treatment of substance abuse and counselling

Counselling services for drug users and their loved ones, rehabilitation, psychological group therapy, creative therapy.

Rehabilitation services at the children’s hospital

Treatment and rehabilitation for children up to 18 years old with addiction and behavioural disorders residing in Tallinn.

Last updated: 27.10.2021