The Danish Health and Medicines Authority will be closed on 15 May, the day after Ascension Day.
However, the Public Health Medical Officers operate a 24-hour emergency service and we process urgent applications for compassionate use permits (applications for dispensing of non-marketed medicines).
The DHMA 24-hour service
We operate a 24-hour emergency service to respond to urgent enquiries from authorities such as the police, doctors and environmental institutions, as well as enquiries about radiation protection.
24-hour service East covers Eastern Denmark (east of the Great Belt).
Telephone: +45 70 22 02 68
24-hour service West covers Western Denmark (west of the Great Belt).
Telephone: +45 70 22 02 69
24-hour service - National Institute of Radiation Protection
Telephone: +45 44 94 37 73
Enquiries from treating doctors or authorities in the period from 14 May to 17 May 2015 can be made to the 24-hour service East and 24-hour service West. This applies to enquiries about:
highly specialised treatment abroad
second opinion/experimental treatment abroad
guarantee of treatment for life-threatening diseases
Compassionate use permits
Physicians, dentists or veterinarians can submit applications electronically by using a NemID employee signature or via fax to +45 44 88 91 17, marking the application "URGENT".
We will be taking questions about compassionate use permits on +45 44 88 96 53 or by mail to email@example.com, on Friday 15 May from 10am to 3pm.
Application for compassionate use permits for human use (in Danish only)
Application for compassionate use permits for veterinary use (in Danish only)