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EMERGENCIES IN NEUSS

All three emergency services in Neuss can be considered first class. The most visible are police officers, who are invariably courteous as well as professional. Dial 110 when in need during an emergency.

The fire brigade and ambulance services are well equipped and efficient. Emergency response and aid are never more than a few minutes away. Dial 112 for either emergency service.

The diversity of cultural backgrounds of personnel and attending to the issues of residents is a pleasure to see. Those in need of hospitalisation will also end up in a caring environment with good facilities. 

All-night pharmacists on rota systems as well as medical and dental clinics to on-call doctors who actually make midnight house calls add up to a medical service that is one of the best available today.

POLICE IN NEUSS

The emergency number 110 for the police is staffed 24/7. The police department is a state run organisation whereby responsibility for Neuss lies with the county authority. The police hold responsibilities ranging from investigating offences to traffic control and crime prevention.

Callers to 110 are asked their name then six Ws: Who, wer; what, was; where, wo; when, wann; how, wie; why, warum. English will normally be spoken and will request you wait to clarify.

Kreispolizeibehörde Rhein-Kreis-Neuss
Jülicher Landstrasse 178
41464 Neuss
+49 2131 300 0

AMBULANCE IN NEUSS

An ambulance is available in emergencies on 112, which is staffed 24/7. The major organisation to respond to emergencies in Neuss is the German Red Cross, Deutsches Rotes Kreuz,. Besides running ambulances they offer other health related services, rapid response and crisis units.

Callers to 112 are asked their name then six Ws: Who, wer; what, was; where, wo; when, wann; how, wie; why, warum. English will normally be spoken and will request you wait to clarify.

DRK-Kreisverband Neuss e.V.
Am Südpark
41466 Neuss
+49 2131 745 950

FIRE BRIGADE IN NEUSS

The fire brigade or department, Feuerwehr, runs a 24/7 emergency response service for Neuss on 112. Besides domestic properties, they are responsible for any crisis in the vast harbour and various business districts. Sixteen vehicles are located in many areas of the city.

Callers to 112 are asked their name then six Ws: Who, wer; what, was; where, wo; when, wann; how, wie; why, warum. English will normally be spoken and will request you wait to clarify.

Feuerwehr Stadt Neuss
Hammfelddamm 1-5
41460 Neuss
+49 2131 135 0

HOSPITALS IN NEUSS

The hospitals in Neuss are part of the well-funded German health care setup that is supported by the high taxes of the social system. This translates to some of the shortest waiting times in Europe and a level of professionalism that can often be envied.

Rheinland Klinikum, a merged hospital group belongs to the city and county. Others include Johanna Etienne hospital which is under private ownership.

Rheinland Klinikum Neuss
Preussenstrasse 84
41464 Neuss
+49 2131 888 0

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