In an emergency

In an emergency dial 000 (for Police, Fire and Ambulance)

Our emergency services

The Children's Hospital at Westmead provides emergency services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Emergency Department is located opposite the Main entrance (in the Main building, level 2). There is no need to call first, just bring your child if they have an emergency problem. Children are seen in order of urgency.

The Hospital is located at the corner of Hawkesbury Road and Hainsworth Street, Westmead. If driving, come via Hawkesbury Road, Westmead. Country families should examine these routes. Alternatively, the Hospital is accessible by public transport - bus, train, ferry or shuttlebus.

Poisons Information Centre

The Poisons Information Centre can be contacted on 13 11 26 for up-to-date advice on first aid and treatment of poisoning and envenomation.

Medical enquiries

Health Direct is the health advice line available across Australia the number is 1800 022 222; additional emergency numbers — including those for Youthline, Lifeline, the NSW Poisons Information Centre and the Alcohol and Drug Information Service — and general numbers of local hospitals and Public Health Units may be found at the website of NSW Health.

Directions, maps and parking

Information about directions, maps and parking for The Children's Hospital at Westmead.