General Emergency Services number in Spain: 112

The most important number to remember is 112, the Spanish emergency services number and their equivalent of 999. Note that the operators can speak English.

The type of emergency could be (but not limited to) any of the following:

If you are making your home in Spain you should also note that by law Spanish taxi drivers are obligated to transport medical emergencies to hospital when asked to do so. Any driver can also turn his vehicle into an ambulance if necessary. To do this you would switch on your hazard lights and fly a white piece of material from the window. Misuse of this system will result in a heavy fine.

Other numbers to note:




Hospitals and Medical Centres

C/ Beniarmut 1, bajo, Dénia
Appointments email: citas@centro-medico.com   Website: www.centro-medico.com

Partida Beniadlá, Dénia
Email: comunicacion@marinasalud.es  Website: www.marinasalud.es




Calle Mayor 5, Orba
Website: www.farmaciaorba.es
Facebook page
Mon-Fri: 9.00 to 13:30 and  16.30 to 20:00
Saturdays: 9:00 to 13:30
Orba emergencies call 608 227 506




Emergencies: 900 171 171


Health and Pharmacy Information (Infosalud)

900 161 161

Anti-Poison (Urgencias Toxicológicas, Servicio Permanente)

915 620 420

Red Cross (Cruz Roja)

902 222 292

Crisis Line (Teléfono de la Esperanza)

965 131 122
902 500 002

Drug Addiction Support (Fundación de Ayuda contra la Drogadicción)

900 161 515

Costa Blanca Samaritans
English-language Costa Blanca-based helpline provides free, confidential emotional support
To contact Samaritans in Spain, please call (0034) 902 88 35 35
We are here for you 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.

  • Para aquellos que solo hablan español, Las Samaritanos España puede ser contactado en el 957 131 225
  • Website: www.samaritansinspain.com

FREEPHONE: 900 525 100
or  902 88 35 35

Guardian Angels - Support for single parents

622 795 542

Caritas, Calle Bonaire 2, Orba (donations of clothes and food accepted)

657 584 899

Alzheimers Support Group, Denia

966 423 673

Diabetes Support Group, Moraira

965 977 029

Royal British Legion

965 657 374

Traffic Information (DGT)

900 123 505

Emergency Doctor - If you need a doctor or medicine in a non-urgent situation and are unable to contact a doctor, ring the telephone information service 1003 or your local police station, either of whom will give you the telephone number of a doctor on call or the address of the pharmacy that is open.