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Ask a Nurse for Help

You can go to your Healthcare Centre (Heilsugæsla) to get help because of abuse. You can always come or call there during work hours and talk to a nurse that get’s you the help you need. If you haven’t already, you should register yourself and your family at the nearest healthcare centre and apply for a General Practitioner (GP).

On the website Heilsuvera, you can also talk to a nurse through webchat. On Heilsuvera, you can log in with your electronic ID to see what is your health care centre, book appointments with a doctor, view your medical history, and renew prescriptions.

Outside of the capital area, there is always a doctor on call. Here is a map with every healthcare facility in the country.

The nurses at Heilsuvera consult you in all issues related to wellbeing and health.

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Heilsuvera is an online service for the Healthcare Centers. On the Heilsuvera website, you can speak to a nurse through webchat.

ER for Sexual Abuse

The Emergency Room assists anyone who has been raped, experienced attempted rape or any other sexual abuse.


The Red Cross Helpline 1717 is a dedicated phone and webchat for those who need someone to talk to in confidentiality. They are open 24 hours, and it's free to call.