Please bear in mind that even with cold and digestive problems that often seem unproblematic, an infant needs medical help more quickly than a schoolchild. In addition, the further procedure also depends on the age and general condition of the child.

Children's ordinations on weekends and holidays

Panel Doctors
Since 5 January 2019, children's ordinations have been open in Vienna on all weekends and public holidays. You can find the doctor's offices on duty and their opening hours here: www.aekwien.at/kinder and here: Plakat Kinderordinationen.

Elective Doctors
Children's surgeries of elective doctors open on weekends and public holidays (attention: chargeable!) can be found at here.


Does your child have acute respiratory distress or has it suddenly fainted as well as in case of burnsinjuries oder poisoning call the Vienna Ambulance immediately (Tel. 144).

Signs of disease

For all signs of disease such as

  • only fever, but the child is still happy and has an appetite,
  • Signs of a cold, such as cough (without breathlessness) and runny nose,
  • pulpy stool

you can usually wait until the next ordination day.

In case of deterioration or non-improvement

... you should contact the medical radio service. It is available at Tel. 141 and is staffed during the night hours between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m., on weekends from Friday, 7 p.m., to Monday, 7 a.m., and all day on public holidays.

Children's outpatient clinics

  • in the case of prolonged watery diarrhoea,
  • repeated vomiting,
  • high fever with shortness of breath (or whistling breathing sound)

please go to the nearest paediatric outpatient clinic as soon as possible. These are available in the following hospitals:

1090 Wien, Kinderspitalgasse 6 
Tel. 40 170 / DW 2100 

Universitätsklinikum AKH Wien – Ebene 5
University Hospital for Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - Kliniken am Südgarten
1090 Wien, Währinger Gürtel 18-20
Tel. 40 400 / DW 3229 

Klinik Ottakring (ehem. Wilhelminenspital)
Emergency outpatient clinic of the paediatric department
1160 Wien, Flötzersteig 4
Tel. 49 150 / DW 2810 

Klinik Donaustadt (ehem. Donauspital im SMZ OST) – Kinderambulanz
24-hour outpatient clinic for children
1220 Wien, Langobardenstraße 122 
Tel. 28 802 / DW 4350

Klinik Favoriten (ehem. Kaiser-Franz-Josef-Spital)
Kundratstraße 3
1100 Wien
Tel. 601 91 2850

Klinik Floridsdorf (ehem. Krankenhaus Nord)
Brünner Straße 68
1210 Wien
Tel. 277 00 2660

Klinik Landstraße (ehem. Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung)
Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
1030 Wien, Juchgasse 25
Entrance: Boerhaavegasse 13 / ground floor right

The operating hours of the paediatric outpatient department of the Landstraße Clinic are Monday - Friday 08:00 am-03:00 pm, (except public holidays), patient reception 08:00 am-02:00 pm.
The paediatric outpatient clinic is closed from Friday 03:00 pm to Monday 08:00 am and on public holidays.
Tel. 71 165 / DW 2611

Weekend emergency service

Children's Emergency Service - KiND
In the outpatient rooms of the Children's Hospital of Vienna General Hospital, Währinger Gürtel 18-20, 1090 Vienna, Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 10.00 am - 06.00 pm. 

Health counselling
If you have any unclear health problems, you can also contact the health advice line on the number 1450 .

If your child has a toothache, please call Tel. 512 20 78. There you can get information about dentists on duty on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays (9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.).

Childcare at home
Childcare at Home (by Sozial Global) supports working parents whose child is ill and who cannot take over the care of the ill child themselves.

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