After Hours Health Care

After hours health care options

For more information, visit WentWest – After Hours Services.

Emergencies

In an emergency, phone 000 immediately for an ambulance, or visit the closest hospital Emergency Department. For information on what is considered an emergency, visit the Ambulance Service of NSW:

General Practice Services, Pharmacies, and Allied Health

  • Visit the National Health Services Directory to search for an after hours general practitioner, pharmacy, or allied health services.

  • Phone your local general practitioner clinic or late night pharmacy.

  • Phone or speak to your local doctor or pharmacist to find out the services they provide after hours.

Home visits

Home visiting doctor services are doctors who provide medical treatment in your home. The services in Western Sydney are:

Phone advice

  • For medical advice over the phone, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, phone 1800-022-222or visit the Healthdirect website.

Mental health

  • The NSW Mental Health Access Line – 1800‑011‑511

    Staffed by mental health professionals who can put you in contact with the local mental health crisis or acute care team. The Mental Health Line also provides advice about clinical symptoms, the urgency of the need for care and local treatment options and service providers.

  • Suicide Call Back Service – 1300‑659‑467

    Counselling for people at risk of suicide, family members, and those bereaved by suicide. People who are not linked in with current professional support can also access up to 6 sessions of ongoing counselling with the same counsellor at scheduled times.

  • Lifeline – 13‑11‑14

    Support and counselling available to anyone across Australia experiencing a personal crisis or thinking about suicide.

  • Kids Helpline – 1800‑551‑800

    Provides specialised help for young people aged 5 to 25 years, and is staffed by professional counsellors.

  • 1800-RESPECT – telephone and online counselling– 1800‑424‑017

    Sexual assault, family , and domestic violence line.

    For anyone in Australia who has experienced or is at risk of sexual assault, family, or domestic violence and their non-offending supporters. Online counselling also available.