Emergency Department

Please consider if your situation is a genuine emergency before coming to the Emergency Department (ED). The ED has several different treatment areas that include:

Please consider if your situation is a genuine emergency before coming to the Emergency Department (ED).

The ED has several different treatment areas that include:

  • Resuscitation – where the most seriously ill patients are treated
  • Acute – where patients with severe or potentially severe conditions are treated
  • Cubicles – where patients with less acute problems are treated
  • Paediatrics – where small children are treated

Our priority is to always provide treatment to people who are seriously ill, in pain or are suffering.

Please call 000 in an emergency.

You can also call Canberra Hospital on 02 6244 2222, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

After hours contacts

Please see the information below for assistance with non-emergency conditions after hours.

Emergency Department Wait Times

healthdirect Australia

healthdirect Australia gives you easy access to advice, information and after-hours pharmacy and dental services in your local area.

Please call 1800 022 222 or 02 6207 7777 to speak with a registered nurse.

CALMS

CALMS is Canberra’s after-hours GP service offering appointments with a doctor at a surgery or in your home.

Please call 1300 4 CALMS (22 567) for help.

Page last updated on: 9 Oct 2018