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Emergency Service 24/7

For emergencies, the Paracelsus-Spital Richterswil (hospital) is open for all patients day and night.

Emergency tel.:                             +41 44 787 21 21

Other Emergency tel. nos.:         Paramedic/Ambulance  144

Examples of emergencies:

  • Severe, uncontrollable pain for more than 2 hours
  • Shortness of breath, respiratory pain
  • Chills
  • Fever above 38 degrees Celsius for more than 24 hours or one-time escalation above 38.5 degrees Celsius
  • Urinary bladder cramps, painful urination, blood in urine
  • Diarrhea more than 3 x per day, vomiting more than three times within a 24-hour timespan despite correct dosing/ingestion of reserve medication.
  • Hemorrhages