The villa first aid kit is kept in the top drawer of the utility room. It contains antiseptic cream, antibacterial gel, plasters, gauze, tape, scissors, tweezers and a thermometer. We have been advised not to include any medications, so sorry there are no headache tablets.
Hours: Weekdays 08:30 - 14:00 and 15:00 - 18:30, except Wed (half day). Sat 08:30 - 13:00.
Late night pharmacies: 08:00 - 22:00. Also an out of hours pharmacy service.
Pissouri Council has organised a team of 40 volunteers who are trained to use the village's 5 defibrillator machines. If you think someone is having a heart attack, call one of the following:
Defibrillator Team +357 97836222 | Police Station +357 25222611 | Emergency 112
Choice of Poli Medical opposite the pharmacy, or Royal Medical on the road leading from the B6 to the village. Click for map. Both are open Mon - Sat during normal office hours, with practice nurses and 24h emergency on-call doctors. They provide the sort of service you would expect from your local GP practice, including ECGs and minor surgery. You will be billed for treatment and given a receipt to enable you to reclaim the cost via your travel insurance.
Directions: Straight on at end of A6 motorway, left at Kasou traffic lights (towards town centre), right at T-junction, left at next T-junction, 1st right, hospital is on right.
Poli Medical in Pissouri will refer you to the Blue Cross Hospital in Paphos (opposite McDonalds). Click for map. We have found the facilities and service to be good, although the building needs some tlc. Well equipped, they may well perform more tests than you would have under the NHS (insurance is paying!) Visiting hours are 06:30 to 23:00, and the hospital has free WiFi. In-patient rooms are private or twins with ensuite and TV. After you confirm your travel insurance details, they will ask you to pay your policy excess, then organise your claim.
Directions: Left at the end of A6 motorway, down the hill - the hospital is on the right. Parking and access at the rear - right at traffic lights past the hospital, 2nd right in front of department store, right at T-junction, 1st left, park on street.
Royal Medical in Pissouri will refer you to the Royal Artemis Hospital in Paphos on the B6. Click for map. We have no personal experience of this hospital, but there are a number of positive testimonials on their website.
Directions: Left at end of A6 motorway, down hill, left at Debenhams roundabout, hospital is on right.
Your EHIC entitles you to free reciprocal treatment at the public hospitals, but with long waiting times the norm, if you have travel insurance this is not recommended.