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Emergency Services Around Me (Melbourne)

Austin Hospital

Phone: (03) 9496 5500
Location: 145 Studley Road,
                 Heidelberg VIC 3084

The Austin Hospital's Department of Emergency Medicine, also known as the Emergency Department or ED, is a busy tertiary department attending 60,000 patients annually offering a wide range of clinical services.

The new purpose-built ED opened in May 2005 as part of the Austin Hospital's redevelopment and has 50 treatment areas including a six bed paediatric area, a Fast Track area, an eight bed Short Stay Unit, procedure rooms and resuscitation rooms.

The Department is accredited for two years advanced training with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine and has paediatric logbook training. It offers registrar rotations in ICU, anaesthetics, obstetrics and gynaecology, toxicology, spinal medicine, ambulatory care, psychiatry and paediatrics.

The Department is also the acute spinal and trauma reception area of Austin Health.

In August 2008 the Victorian Poison Information Centre will be relocating to the Austin Hospital's Emergency Department.

Box Hill Hospital

Phone: (03) 9895 3333
Location: Nelson Road, Box Hill, 3128

Epworth Richmond (Private)

Phone: (03) 9426 6303
Location: 89 Bridge Road, Richmond VIC 3121
                For Emergency, please enter via 34 Erin Street.

The Emergency Department at Epworth Richmond provides 24-hour private emergency care by experienced emergency medical and nursing staff. The Department is supported by Consultant Specialists who are oncall 24 hours a day. Annually, the Emergency Department treats more than 28,000 patients.

Well-equipped with life-saving technology, the Epworth Richmond Emergency Department (ED) is the largest private emergency centre in Melbourne. A team of experienced, highly-skilled doctors and nurses are available for emergency patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They are supported by a comprehensive range of specialty consultants, coronary and intensive care units and operating theatres around the clock.

Maroondah Hospital

Phone: (03) 9871 3333
Location: Davey Drive, Ringwood East, VIC 3135

The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Phone: (03) 9342 7666 or 9342 7009
Location: Grattan Street, Parkville VIC 3050
                (Melway 2B,A7/B7 or 43,F4)

The Royal Children's Hospital

Phone: (03) 9345 5522
Location: 50 Flemington Road, Parkville VIC 3052 (Melway 43,E3, UBD 253,B5)
                 The hospital is located on the corner of Flemington Road and Gatehouse Street.

The Emergency Department provides urgent medical care to children and adolescents who present to the Royal Children's Hospital. The Department operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Approximately 66,000 children are seen annually ranging from newborns to teenagers.
The Department is staffed by Medical, Nursing, Clerical, Administrative and PSA staff. The clinical area has 2 Resuscitation rooms, 24 cubicles, 3 Procedure rooms, 3 examination rooms and a Radiology room. Working closely with the 12 bed Short Stay Unit.

Werribee Mercy Hospital

Phone: (03) 9216 8888
Location: 300 Princes Highway, Werribee VIC 3030 (Melway 206, H4)

Accident and Emergency Departments operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week and provides urgent medical care to members of the community who present for assessment and treatment. The Department is staffed by specialist emergency personnel offering a comprehensive and caring service to patients.
On arrival, patients are assessed and prioritised in order of urgency. This can mean some patients may wait for several hours during busy periods.

* This list is not a comprehensive list of all Victorian hospitals.


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