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Useful addresses for your health

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A medical stay in Berlin involves much more than just the treatment. A complete physical recovery depends on many other factors. The city's numerous specialised service providers are at your disposal with their wide range of services. Do you require certain medications to take home or perhaps a blood glucose monitoring device? Have you been prescribed orthopaedic shoes, or do you need other medical devices for everyday use? Would you or anyone accompanying you like to rent a car during your stay or do you require a chauffeur service? On this site, we have provided you with a small overview. Here you will find references to the specialised services and the corresponding contact details of pharmacies, medical supply and equipment stores, transport services and many more of our partners.

Services in Berlin for you

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City tours

There is a lot to see in Berlin! You can take it easy and explore the city by bus or boat, book an organised tour or enjoy the freedom of a hop-on hop-off tour and have a closer look at the sights. If you prefer being active yourself, you can choose from a variety of guided tours and explore Berlin on foot or by bicycle. The visitBerlin team has put together a selection of popular sightseeing tours for you.

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On land, on the water, from the air Everything at a glance
A wide range of themes

Taxis

Berlin has more than 7,000 taxis! If you are in a hurry, you can hail a taxi from the side of the road or go to one of the taxi stands that can be found throughout the city. If you have a little more time and would like to order a taxi, the telephone numbers of the various providers can be found here.

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Berlin WelcomeCard

With the Berlin WelcomeCard, you can use the entire public transport system within the central city of Berlin (zones A and B) and, if you add zone C, you can even travel to Potsdam or Berlin Schönefeld Airport. The card is valid for one adult who can be accompanied by up to three children. In addition, you can benefit from discounts at numerous participating attractions in the city. Find out more about the official Berlin tourist ticket.

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Unlimited travel throughout Berlin Benefit from savings at 200 attractions
Free City Guide including a city map

Public transport in Berlin

Berlin has a very well developed network of suburban trains, underground trains, buses and trams. Here you can find information on the various fares and download route maps as pdf files. On the website of the Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) you can also find the convenient BVG app FahrInfo Plus to find out how to get from A to B.

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Economical

BerlinApotheke am Hackeschen Markt

The BerlinApotheke am Hackeschen Markt pharmacy not only provides an outstanding service, but is also in a special location. Still with the original historical furnishings, the pharmacy is a heritage building combining tradition with modern technologies. Our pharmacy team here offers expert and friendly advice on all general health concerns, and is specialised in the areas of HIV, hepatitis and multiple sclerosis. The pharmacy is just a few minutes’ walk from the Alexian St. Hedwig Hospital.

www.berlinapotheke.de/standorte/hackeschermarkt
BerlinApotheke am Hackeschen Markt

Rosenthalerstraße 46/47
10178 Berlin
Germany

+49(0)30 282 78 76
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We provide pharmaceutical care in English, Russian and Arabic Dietary and nutritional advice
Advice for mothers and children Delivery service
Natural remedies Cytostatic medication
Ordering international medications Customer card programme
Diabetes screening and advice Cosmetic and skincare advice
Medical device hire Preparing individual medications
Tax free HIV and hepatitis

BerlinApotheke am Oranienburger Tor

The BerlinApotheke am Oranienburger Tor pharmacy is open from 8 am until midnight 365 days a year. The pharmacy is known for its expert and friendly advice. Our specialisations include such areas as HIV and hepatitis, dermatology, pulmonology, oncology as well as questions dealing with the health concerns of mothers and children. Since not every treatment is right for every patient, we also make up individual prescriptions for our patients. The BerlinApotheke am Oranienburger Tor pharmacy is just a few minutes’ walk from the Campus Mitte of the Charité, Europe’s largest university hospital.

www.berlinapotheke/oranienburgertor.de
BerlinApotheke am Oranienburger Tor

Friedrichstraße 113a
10117 Berlin
Germany

+49(0)30 283 3530
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We provide pharmaceutical care in English and Russian Health check
Blood pressure measurement Dietary and nutritional advice
Advice for mothers and children Delivery service
Measuring blood levels Natural remedies
Cytostatic medication Ordering international medications
Customer card programme Diabetes screening and advice
Cosmetic and skincare advice Medical device hire
Preparing individual medications Tax free
HIV and hepatitis

BerlinApotheke an der Charité

The BerlinApotheke an der Charité is a pharmacy providing a centre of expertise and services for patients suffering from rare, severe or chronic illnesses. The pharmacy is located in the immediate vicinity of the Campus Mitte of the Charité, Europe’s largest university hospital. Aside from extensive advice on all topics relating to general health, our team at this location are specialised in the areas of multiple sclerosis, Fabry disease, Parkinson’s disease, ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) as well as medical cannabis and cannabinoids.

www.berlinapotheke.de/standorte/andercharite/
BerlinApotheke an der Charité

Luisenstraße 54/55
10117 Berlin
Germany

+49(30) 283 900 48
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Services

We provide pharmaceutical care in English, Russian and Arabic Health check
Blood pressure measurement Dietary and nutritional advice
Advice for mothers and children Delivery service
Measuring blood levels Natural remedies
Cytostatic medication Ordering international medications
Customer card programme VAT reimbursement
Diabetes screening and advice Cosmetic and skincare advice
Medical device hire Preparing individual medications
Tax free Rare diseases
Specialty pharmacy

Berlin – Centre of medical excellence

Berlin has a worldwide reputation for top-class medicine – boasting Europe's largest university hospital, the Charité, as well as an extensive network of first-rate research facilities and institutions. The German capital offers national and international patients the entire spectrum of modern medicine to treat any kind of medical condition. Working in accordance with German quality and service standards, more than 90 hospitals and some 9,200 doctors in general or specialist practices do their utmost every day to provide the best possible medical care. The growing number of international patients speaks volumes: Berlin can justifiably call itself Germany's “health capital”.

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