Emergency medicine institute of the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County

Emergency medicine institute of the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County



Contact info

Branka Blečića b.b., 51000 Rijeka

Phone: +385 51 554 160 

              + 385 51 671 693

Fax: +385 51 671 649 
E-mail: ravnatelj@zzhm-pgz.hr  


Working hours

00 – 24 hours, every day  

Contact person

Davor Vukobrat, MD, specialist in emergency medicine – the Centre Director

Phone: +385 51 554 160  

E-mail: ravnatelj@zzhm-pgz.hr

Working hours:   
Monday - Friday 07:00 – 15:00 

About us

Emergency medicine institute of the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County is a health facility that provides non-hospital-based urgent care, performs emergency healthcare measures for suddenly ill and/or injured people at the scene of the accident, ensures their urgent transportation to an appropriate health facility and their healthcare during transportation. The Centre opened on 1 November 2011.

Emergency medicine institute has branch offices in 10 locations. Apart from Rijeka, where its headquarters are situated, the Centre operates in the following locations: Crikvenica, Opatija, Rab, Krk, Mali Lošinj, Cres, Delnice, Vrbovsko, and Čabar (Prezid).


  • Non-hospital-based emergency medical care
  • Transport of patients in a life-threatening condition to the appropriate health care institution
  • Transport of injured and/or ill foreign citizens to their country (or to any other destination in agreement with the authorised agency) with adequate medical escort
  • Education of medical staff and laymen

Additional information

Since 8 July 2015, Emergency medicine institute has held the ISO 9001:2008 certificate, an international standard for establishing quality management systems.

Emergency medicine institute  is a university hospital affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine in Rijeka and the Faculty of Health Studies in Rijeka.


  • Ministry of health
  • Ministry of tourism
  • Ministry of Science, Education and Sports
  • Croatia - Full of Life
  • Primorje-Gorski kotar County
  • City of Rijeka
  • University of Rijeka
  • Temos international
  • Lublin
  • Lublin
  • Lublin
  • Jadrolinija
  • Uni-Rent
  • Zračna luka Rijeka
  • LOGOTEAM d.o.o.