Health & safety
If you find a safer city, let us know! Accidental injury at the hands of drunken revellers is a possibility, although considering how many beers are sunk at the weekend, it’s surprising there isn’t more trouble.
For a dentist, call 575 0505.
Health Centre (585 2600; Vesturgata 7) A doctor’s appointment costs Ikr700 (under 16s pay 25%).
Læknavaktin (1770) Nonemergency telephone medical advice between 5pm and 11.30pm.
Lyfja (552 4045; Laugavegur 16; 10am-6.30pm Mon-Fri, 11am-4pm Sat) Central pharmacy.
Lyfja Apótek (533 2300; Lágmúli 5; 8am-midnight) Late-night pharmacy, near Hótel Nordica. Buses S2, 15, 17 and 19.
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