Admissions and hospital visits
Luxembourg hospital services are of good quality. See the study on emergencies in Luxembourg.
Admission to the hospital
You can go to the hospital whether for a medical examination, a scheduled hospitalization or for an emergency. For your admission to the hospital, you will have to present yourself at the reception with a passport or an identity card, a proof of your health insurance and will be required to pay a fixed daily contribution, not reimbursed by the CNS.
In case of non-affiliation to a health insurance, you will be asked to pay a deposit.
The admission of a minor requires the authorization of the person in charge of the parental authority.
In case of an emergency, these administrative procedures may be completed later.
If the medical case does not require it and outside of night hours, consult a doctor or a Medical House before going to the emergency room,
Hospital care payment and reimbursement
In the case of outpatient care, the care will be paid directly by the patient at the exit of the hospital or by payment on invoice sent at home. The patient will then have to send his request for reimbursement to the health insurance fund.
In the event of hospitalisation, the accommodation costs are in principle paid by the CNS (third party payer), except for daily contributions for those over 18 years of age, which will be paid directly by the insured.
Please note that 1st class supplements are not covered by health insurance. The insured must then have taken out extended health insurance in advance.
Visit of a patient to hospital, clinic or maternity
Visiting hours are strictly defined to allow patients to rest and caregivers to do their work. Generally visits are allowed afternoons only. Check directly with the hospital.
In which hospital to be treated in Luxembourg?
Many hospitals exist in Luxembourg. Here is the list of hospitals, clinics, maternity wards in Luxembourg that you can go to for treatment.
In the City of Luxembourg, there are two major hospital groups: the Robert Schuman Foundation and the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg.
Robert Schuman Hospitals Foundation
Kirchberg Hospital, emergency and multidisciplinary medical services
The Kirchberg Hospital is located in Luxembourg-Kirchberg. It offers multidisciplinary medical services and also treats emergencies in the outpatient clinic 24 hours a day during on-call days and from 7.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. on off-call days.
The paediatric outpatient clinic provides paediatric emergencies 7 days a week from 8 am to 8 pm. It is located in the same building as the Kirchberg Hospital, accessible via the main entrance of the Bohler Clinic. It offers general paediatrics, consultations and hospitalizations.
Bohler Clinic, Maternity Ward and Mother and Child Medical Center
The Bohler Clinic is also known as the Clinique de la Femme in Luxembourg. As a mother-child centre, it is specialised in gynaecology and obstetrics. It also treats gynaecological and obstetric emergencies. The Bohler Clinic shares the same car park as the Kirchberg Hospital,
ZithaKlinik Adult Medicine and Surgery Clinic
The Zitha Clinic is a polyclinic specializing in adult medicine and surgery. It is also a training centre for doctors and medical staff. It is located in Luxembourg-Gare. It provides emergency care from 7 am to 5 pm except on public holidays.
Clinique Sainte-Marie geriatric hospital
Currently located in Esch-sur-Alzette, the Clinique gériatrique Sainte-Marie welcomes the elderly for consultations and medical examinations in geriatrics, multi-purpose hospitalization and geriatric rehabilitation. It also offers workshops for pain management and support.
By working with a number of partners, including home help and home care services, as well as nursing homes, Sainte Marie Clinic offers its patients independence and security, while ensuring a certain degree of autonomy.
An agreement with the Ministry of Health led to the decision to close the Sainte Marie Clinic by 2023. The agreement provides for the prior reopening of a new, similar service. This is planned in a new building to be constructed on the grounds of the Kirchberg Hospitals, Rue Edward Steichen.
CHL – Municipal Luxembourg Hospital
Luxembourg City Hospital
The Municipal Hospital is located at Route d’Arlon in Luxembourg-Rollingergrund. It offers multiple medical and surgical specialties as well as clinical services. The municipal hospital treats all medical and dental emergencies.
KannerKlinik Pediatric Clinic
Located on the same site as the Municipal Hospital, the Kannerklinik is a clinic and children’s hospital. It provides paediatric emergencies 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, and offers a wide range of paediatric medical specialties.
Eich Clinic or Sports Clinic
The Clinique d’Eich is located in the district of Luxembourg-Eich and is also known as the Clinique du Sport. It offers several general services and general paediatrics.
Maternity ward Grand Duchess Charlotte.
The Maternité Grande-Duchesse Charlotte is the Clinic for the follow-up and treatment of women at the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg. It is located close to the Luxembourg City Hospital and the Kannerklinik.
The Maternity Ward welcomes pregnant women and ensures their clinical course and deliveries. It also deals with emergencies related to maternity wards. Other medical services are available, oriented for women. It also offers a Mother Intensive Care Centre, which is a true Mother-Child Centre.
Northern Hospital Ettelbrück and Wiltz
The Centre Hospitalier du Nord is a multidisciplinary public hospital, which welcomes patients in 2 hospitals located in Wiltz and Ettelbruck. Each hospital offers its own medical and surgical specialties.
The 2 establishments welcome the emergencies. Ettelbruck 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, Wiltz on working days from 8 am to 8 pm and weekends from 10 am to 6 pm.
The reception and the ambulatory care of your children are provided in the 2 sites of the Centre Hospitalier du Nord (CHdN), Ettelbruck and Wiltz.
Centre Hospitalier du Sud Emile Mayrisch CHEM, Südspidal
The Centre Hospitalier Émile Mayrisch is the largest hospital centre in the South of Luxembourg, today organised in 3 sites : Dudelange, Esch/Alzette and Niederkorn. More than 250 doctors and 1800 employees care for more than 100,000 patients per year in numerous medical and surgical specialties.
The Esch sur Alzette hospital today welcomes more particularly the 24-hour emergency services for adults and children with an intensive care unit and an intensive care unit.
By 2023, the Südspidol project will bring together the three entities of Esch-sur-Alzette, Dudelange and Niederkorn on a single site in Esch-sur-Alzette. In addition to the polyclinic services, it should also offer a rehabilitation oncology service, geriatrics, psychiatry and a centre dedicated to Alzheimer’s disease. Located close to the University of Luxembourg and the Research Centres, this future “Sudspidol” hospital is intended to be innovative, functional, humanistic and forward-looking. It will welcome patients in a modern, luminous setting with individual, outward-looking rooms for the patients’ well-being.
François Baclesse Cancer Treatment Centre
The François Baclesse Centre located in Esch-sur-Alzette is the Luxembourg National Centre for Radiotherapy in the field of cancer and oncology. Created within the Emile Mayrisch Hospital, it offers patients a curative and palliative care structure in the image of the largest European treatment centres. Today and after 20 years of operation, an average of nearly 1,400 patients are treated each year, 90% of whom are Luxembourg residents. The Centre also participates actively in clinical research in cancerology alongside regional or international centres.
The François Baclesse Centre is determined to pursue its development and its mission by equipping itself with the best technologies. Among other things, this enables it to reduce treatment times. These have been reduced from several weeks to only 8 or 10 days. In addition, patients benefit from the best care and follow-up by the staff during treatment. The next Südspidol installation in 2025 will also allow the François Baclesse Centre to further develop its capacity and equipment.
Rehazenter functional re-education and rehabilitation
The Rehazenter is a public hospital establishment, under the aegis of the Ministry of Health. It is specialized in the treatment, functional re-education and rehabilitation of people injured in life. It is located in Luxembourg-Kirchberg since 2007.
The treatment at the Rehazenter requires a prior appointment with a doctor specialized in physical and rehabilitation medicine. Each patient benefits from a specific program adapted to his pathology, with specialized doctors and nursing staff specialized in rehabilitation.
The Rehazenter has developed partnerships with sports federations for disabled people. These partnerships are active in the field of basketball, swimming, gymnastics, football and table tennis.
Rehaklinik Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital CHNP
The Centre Hospitalier Neuro-Psychiatric de Luxembourg is located in Ettelbrück (north of the country) and is made up of 3 distinct entities.
The rehaklinik is a psychiatric rehabilitation centre for people suffering from disorders such as anxiety or depressive disorders. Patients are followed either in hospital or in outpatient treatment and benefit from different psychotherapeutic treatment methods such as art therapy, sport, … individually or in groups. The aim is the rehabilitation and reintegration of people suffering from neuropsychiatric illnesses.
The Pontalize Center is dedicated to the care and treatment of the elderly in order to maintain their vitality and independence for as long as possible. The service is organised as a day service, or in residence in an Integrated Centre for the Elderly (CIPA), or in a Nursing Home. Animations and therapeutic care.
De Park offers a range of specific services and benefits in residence for adolescents and adults with a mental disability.
Krank Kanner Doheem service to look after your sick children
Your child is sick and you have to go to work? The Krank Kanner Doheem service takes care of your sick child at home during working hours.
The net household income is used as the basis for calculating the contribution to costs.
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