Medical in Australia

Medical in Australia

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Australian Medical and Health Menu

An Introduction to Medicare – The Australian Public Health System

Emergency Medical

For an Ambulance for Life threatening emergencies:

dial 000 (triple Zero)

Otherwise, for immediate professional advice from Qualified Nurses, on how urgent a health concern is and what to do about it, call one of these emergency call centres:


call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84) a similar system to the UK’s NHS Direct.



60 60 24a phone service that provides immediate, expert health advice from a registered nurse, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from anywhere in Victoria.

Other parts of Australia

healthdirect Australia: 1800 022 222



Healthdirect Australia is part of the National Health Call Centre Network (NHCCN).

The Australian Government and the Governments of ACT, NSW, NT, SA & WA jointly own and fund this network

In an emergency, and if you can’t get to a Doctor, then go to the local Hospitals Accident & Emergency department.

Hospital waiting lists in Queensland

Launched on March 25th 2010, the “Your hospital” website, gives patients a snapshot of 27 public facilities throughout Queensland.

Returning to the UK for Health Treatment

Have you been living outside the UK for more than 3 months?

Did you know that you may have to pay for hospital treatment whilst here?

Guidance on eligibility: