For emergencies and urgent assistance, please call 000. If you would like to know more about what constitutes a medical emergency, please visit the emergency hotline website below.
For more information about common medical conditions and treatments, consumer medicine information, healthy lifestyle choices and more, visit the Better Health Channel.
For out of hours information and assistance regarding mental health, the following organisations provide a range of helpful services for patients:
For emergency counselling assistance
Phone: 13 11 14
National Depression Initiative
Headspace for youth/adolescence
For information about children’s health issues, such as allergies, disease treatment, nutrition, poisons and more, visit the Westmead Children’s Hospital website below.
Poisons Information Hotline
Phone: 13 11 26
Westmead Children's Hospital
For more information about chronic disease management and prevention, the following organisations offer a wealth of specialist information for each condition.
Cancer Council Australia
National Asthma Foundation
Chest pain, breathing difficulties, collapse or altered consciousness, facial/limb weakness, extensive burns or very unwell call 000.