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Health services for tourists in Istrian Region’s public institutions Summer 2017

Pursuant to the contractual obligations with the HZZO (Croatian Health Insurance Fund), the Region’s health institutions provide services both for national and foreign tourists staying in the area of the Istrian Region. Should the need for immediate medical assistance be required, all tourists are entitled to health care under the same conditions as Croatian insured parties provided they have a valid European Health Insurance Card (EKZO). Domestic tourists access health care on the basis of a valid HZZO card.

In the case of emergency situations that might endanger life or severely harm the individual’s general health

-sudden abnormal breathing difficulties, choking with a foreign body, heart and breathing failure, loss of consciousness, sudden chest pain, convulsions, difficulty in speaking, weakness or constriction of the body, distortion of the face, injuries caused by traffic accidents and other sudden injuries (falls from height, prosthetic wounds), uncontrolled bleeding, electric shocks or after having been struck by lightening, hypothermia, heat stroke, drowning, drug poisoning

…call  for emergency medical assistance

Infirmaries operate within the branch offices of Istrian Region’s Institute for Emergency Medicine, providing care for all emergency patients 24/7 as well as to non-urgent acute patients outside the working hours of a tourist infirmary or family doctor. The locations of these infirmaries in Istria together with all additional information can be found on the Institute for Emergency Medicine’s website: www.zhmiz.hr

Health centre Poreč
Maura Gioseffia 2

In the case of acute illness and non life-threatening conditions

Conditions you would normally go to your doctor for, such as airway inflammation, viral infections, high fever, minor burns, minor ac- cidents, abdominal pain, back pain look for help from a doctor on the Istrian health centres’ website or in the tourist infirmaries.

Address: Dr. Mauro Gioseffi 2,
T. +385 (0)52 451 611
-Specialists services: physical therapy, laboratory, X-ray, interns, orthopaedic doctors, pediatrician, radiologist, gynecologist, urologist, specialist for the medicine of the job, pulmolog, ophtalmologist, psychiatrist 

Additional GPs, the so-called tourist infirmaries, are organised during the summer in the main buildings of the Istrian Health Centre’s branch offices. There patients will receive service on the basis of travel or private insurance, or the service should be paid.

*The paediatric and gynaecological infirmary in the General Hospital of Pula, Zagrebačka 30 is on duty on weekends and holidays.

If a patient has completed a medical examination and needs to be admitted to hospital…

Pula General Hospital, situated in Santoriova 24A in Pula, manages emergencies requiring urgent diagnostic workup or urgent treatment through an emergency system comprising the Comprehensive Emergency Hospital Admission Service and the emergency clinics of the following units: Paediatrics, Gynaecology, Infectiology, Psychiatry as well as Laboratory, Transfusion and Radiological Diagnostics.

Hospital units that DO NOT provide emergency examinations are: Dermatovenerology, Physical Medicine, Nuclear Medicine, Pathology and Cytology.

For further information, visit www.obpula.hr.


  • CENTRALNA LJEKARNA, Dom zdravlja, Ul. Dr. Mauro Gioseffi 2, tel. +385 (0)52 434-950
  • GRADSKA LJEKARNA, Trg slobode 12, tel. +385 (0)52 432-362
  • LJEKARNA TOMAŠKO, Ulica Pietra Kandlera 1, tel. +385 (0)52 432-526
  • LJEKARNA ČERVAR-PORAT, Červar - Porat, tel. +385 (0)52 436-336

*Emergency pharmacy/chemist is open 24 hours. You need to ring a bell for service. It is located in Pula: Ljekarna Centar, Giardini 14, T. +385 (0)52 222 544, centar@istarske-ljekarne.hr 

The "Martin Horvat" Hospital, Rovinj operates a musculoskeletal traumatology infirmary, which is open every working day from 8.00 am to 3.30 pm. Please contact: 052 811 011 or 052 537 126. All additional information can be found on www.bolnica-rovinj.hr


Vladimira Gortana 25, 52440 Poreč
Tel: +385 (0)52 434 850
E-mail: recepcija@poliklinika-jerkovic.hr
Web: https://www.poliklinika-jerkovic.hr/  

Materada 35 (Hotel Materada), 52440 Poreč
Tel: +385 (0) 91 160 2032
E-mail: heliosmedic@gmail.com
Web: https://helios-medic.business.site/  

Zelena Laguna 20 (Hotel Albatros), 52440 Poreč 
Tel: + 385 (0) 91 913 1986
E-mail: info.rakovac@gmail.com
Web: https://www.poliklinikarakovac.com/

Brulo 1/1 (Hotel Diamant), 52440 Poreč
Tel: +385 (0) 98 623 319
E-mail: milanlovric2@gmail.com 
Web: https://lovric-medical.hr/

Istarska 1a, 52440 Poreč
Tel: +385 (0) 52 496 396
M: +385 (0) 98 327 300
E-mail: info@histria-medic.hr


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