A list of doctors is available in the phone directory . You usually have to make an appointment by phone and then to go to the doctor’s office for the consultation. If you are not able to go there, the doctor will inform you whether or not he/she makes house calls; otherwise, you can call a service called “SOS Médecins” at this number: 02 47 38 33 33. If you are sick on a Sunday or a national holiday, there is always a doctor on duty and you can get his/her number by dialing 17 (Police).
A consultation costs €23 (this rate is higher on Sundays and national holidays).
For students, there is a university medical office, which offers free general practice and specialty consultations.
For more information: Service de Médecine Universitaire, 60 rue du Plat d'Etain – 37000 Tours (phone: 02 47 36 77 00).
A list of pharmacies is available in the phone directory . Some medicines are over-the-counter drugs; for some others, a prescription from a doctor is required. Some pharmacies are on duty on Sundays or national holidays: the list is available in all pharmacies or you can dial 17 (Police).
European Emergency Number 112 Police Department 17 Fire Department 18 Health Emergency Service (Service d’Aide Médicale Urgente – SAMU) 15 SOS Médecin (House calls) 02 47 38 33 33
Hospital 02 47 47 47 47 -Hôpital Trousseau (Tours Sud) : general emergencies Hôpital Bretonneau (Tours Centre) : eye and gynecological emergencies Clinique de l’Alliance 02 47 88 37 37 - General emergencies (Tours Nord/St Cyr-sur-Loire)