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Where are the health services in NICE?

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Medical services: Health services in Nice - Emergencies and Pharmacies

Nice is a city with an excellent healthcare system, offering a variety of medical services to residents and visitors alike. Whether you need emergency care, a pharmacy on call or simply a doctor’s appointment, you’ll find all the facilities you need in Nice. Here’s some important information to know about health services in Nice during the Rugby World Cup.


In the event of a medical emergency in Nice, dial 15 to reach the SAMU (Service d’Aide Médicale Urgente). This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Hospitals in Nice have emergency services capable of responding to all kinds of situations. Hôpital Pasteur 2, located in the Saint Roch district, is one of the city’s leading hospitals.


There are numerous pharmacies throughout Nice. You’ll find a wide range of medicines, health and beauty products. Opening hours may vary, but most pharmacies are open from 9am to 7pm, Monday to Saturday.

Outside these hours, or on Sundays and public holidays, you’ll need an on-call pharmacy. On-call pharmacies are open 24 hours a day, but their location changes every day. You can find the location of your nearest on-call pharmacy by calling 3237.


If you need to see a doctor while you’re in Nice, there are many medical practices in the city. It’s best to make an appointment, although some practices accept walk-ins. Your hotel can often help you make an appointment if necessary.


Finally, you should know that France has an excellent healthcare system, and visitors can have access to quality care should the need arise. However, it is advisable to have appropriate travel insurance to cover potential medical expenses.

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