Public Services in Shanghai

Emergency services in Shanghai

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The emergency numbers in Shanghai are:

  • Fire: 119
  • First Aid / Emergency Ambulance: 120
  • Police: 110

You should be aware that the ambulance service is much smaller than in many western countries and is mainly used by the hospitals and for the transport of road accident victims. If you need to get to a hospital urgently, it is generally faster to take your own transport or to call a taxi.

In the event of an electricity, gas or water supply emergency, you should call the relevant hotline:

  • Power Supply Hot-line: 95598
  • Water Supply Hot-line: 962450
  • Gas Supply Hot-line: 962777

The following hospitals in Shanghai operate and Accident and Emergency service:

  • Shanghai United Family Hospital and Clinic Tel: 5133 1999
  • Shanghai Children's Medical Centre Tel: 5873 2020
  • Shanghai Huashan Hospital Foreigner's Clinic 15th floor Tel: 6248 9999
  • Shanghai Huadong Hospital Foreigner's Section, 2nd Floor Tel: 6248 3180 ext. 3106 BP: 6329 5588
  • Shanghai No. 1 People’s Hospital International Medical Centre Tel: 6306 9485 (Appointments) Tel: 6306 9480 (Administration)
  • Ruijin Hospital Tel: 021 6437 0045 x 668101 (Outpatients and Emergencies only); Tel: 6324 0090 x 668202 (24-hour house calls)

Update 11/09/2006

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