For all medical emergencies call 000.
Medical emergencies: call 000 If your child requires emergency treatment, please call 000 for an ambulance or drive to your closest hospital’s Emergency Department.
Poisoning: call the NSW Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26 or visit the website.
Mental health emergencies
Call 000 or 1800 011 511.
Child Protection Helpline
To make a report about a child or young person at risk of significant harm, please call 132 111. Open 24hours, 7 days a week.
Emergency services at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
The Children's Hospital at Westmead is located at the corner of Hawkesbury Road and Hainsworth Street, Westmead. If driving, come via Hawkesbury Road, Westmead. The Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day, every day. It is located opposite the Hospital's Main Entrance (in the Main building, level 2). There is no need to call first, just bring your child if they have an emergency illness or injury. Children are seen in order of urgency.
Emergency services at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick
Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick's Emergency Department is located on High Street, Randwick, adjacent to the Hospital's main entrance.
There is no need to call first, just bring your child if they have an urgent health problem. Children are seen in order of urgency. Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick provides emergency services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to children under 16 years of age.
Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick is co-located with the Prince of Wales Hospital, Prince of Wales Private Hospital and the Royal Hospital for Women. If parking in the Campus' underground car park, families will need to follow the internal signs to Sydney Children's Hospital. Do not hesitate to ask staff at the enquiries counters for directions.
Changes to High Street - from 31 March 2017
From 31 March 2017, High Street will change as stage one of construction of Randwick’s new Light Rail service begins.
Emergency services access and emergency local access will be maintained to Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick’s Emergency Department at all times.
- Ambulance access to the High Street Ambulance Bay will remain the same.
- Two Emergency parking spaces are located directly in front of the Emergency Department. A Transport for NSW Traffic Controller will be stationed in this area 24/7 to assist families requiring Emergency care.
- Additional short-term parking is available on Clara Street, adjacent to Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick’s Emergency Department, and Hospital Road.