Making an appointment

Central Health Intake (CHI) is Canberra Health Services main booking line for community based services.

To book an appointment for a community health service, please call 02 5124 9977

Call centre opening hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesdays: 8:00am - 3:30pm
(excluding public holidays)

Interpreter Service

If English is not your first language you have the right to use an interpreter when using all ACT Health services

This service is confidential and free of charge. You can choose to have a male or female interpreter if you wish.

To access an interpreter, please call the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) on 131 450. You can find more information at Multicultural Health in the ACT.

Cancelling appointments

If you need to cancel an appointment, please complete our online form or call CHI.

Emergency treatment - Dental

Emergency and after hour’s dental treatment can be accessed during the week and on weekends and public holidays.

For weekday emergency treatment, please call CHI on 02 5124 9977.

For weekend and public holiday emergency treatment, please call 02 6205 1653

Emergency treatment - Mental Health

If you require urgent assistance for a mental health concern, please call Access Mental Health on 1800 629 354.

You can also contact our 24-hour helpline on 02 6205 1065.

Medical records

Please see the links below for accessing medical records:

Page last updated on: 25 Feb 2021