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Where to find a GP and seek treatment in Poitiers

Publié le26 avril 2017 et mis à jour le30/06/2017

If you are sick and need to find a doctor in Poitiers, here are some of our tips to chose the right medical practitioner and the right health facility.

Where to find healthcare

The first step to find healthcare is to go to your local general practitioner (unless you have suffered an accident or a serious illness requiring hospitalisation)

Contact your local doctor to get an appointment or look up on the search engines with the key words “médecin généraliste Poitiers” or on the on-line directory Pages Jaunes.

If you need to consult a doctor outside of the business hours of the practice, a doctor on duty is available at the following times:

  • At night from 8pm to 8am

  • On the weekends from Saturday at 1pm to Monday at 8am

  • Bank holidays from 8am till the next day at 8am

To find out which doctor is on duty, dial 15, they will redirect you to the available doctor.


The University’s health facility

There is a health facility available for students at the University that regroups different medical practitioners (doctors, psychologists, nurses, psychiatrists).

The healthcare provided is free for all students, you can book an appointment Monday to Thursday from 8.30am to 5.30pm (it closes at 4.30pm on a Friday).



4 allée Jean Monnet - Bâtiment C4

86073 POITIERS cedex 9

Phone number: +33 (0) 5 49 45 33 54


The hospital

For injuries or for serious symptoms, you must visit the emergency department at the CHU (the teaching hospital) of Poitiers, you will be covered no matter what your health problem or your circumstances are. Call the SAMU by dialling 15 if you are unable to travel or if you need to receive rapid treatment, an ambulance will be sent to you.

CHU de Poitiers

2 rue de la Milétrie


Phone number: +33 (0) 5 49 44 44 44