- 1 What number can you call for medical advice?
- 2 Can you call 111 instead of GP?
- 3 Are 111 staff medically trained?
- 4 What are the phone numbers for NSW Health?
What number can you call for medical advice?
NHS 111 is a free number to call when you have an urgent healthcare need that isn’t a life-threatening situation.
Can you ring the hospital for advice?
Every time you call healthdirect you’ll talk directly with a Registered Nurse. We provide a 24-hour service you can use any time you are anxious about any health issue. We can also help with general health information and direct you to local health services.
When can I call 13 health?
Queenslanders have access to a child health nurse between 6.30am and 11pm each day through the 13-HEALTH phone line. These nurses can offer support on various health issues from continuous crying to sleep problems and nutrition.
Is 111 a 24 hour service?
Get help online or on the phone NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Can you call 111 instead of GP?
NHS 111 is much more than a helpline – if you’re worried about an urgent medical concern, you can call 111 to speak to a fully trained adviser. Depending on the situation, the NHS 111 team can connect you to a nurse, emergency dentist or even a GP, and can arrange face-to-face appointments if they think you need one.
Can I call 000 for advice?
But if you’re unsure whether an ambulance is required, it’s OK to call 000 for advice. After all, delaying a call for a serious health problem can lead to a catastrophic outcome.
What is a 24/7 nurse line?
NSW, ACT, SA, WA and NT. Ring 1800 022 222 (HealthDirect Australia).
Who do you contact if you have Covid?
Please call your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you. Call 911 or call ahead to your local emergency facility: Notify the operator that you are seeking care for someone who has or may have COVID-19.
Are 111 staff medically trained?
Call handlers at the 111 service are not medically trained, but ask a set of clinical questions and determine the most appropriate response from the answers they get. They are able to consult medical staff at the centre.
What can I call 101 for?
Use the non-emergency number 101 for situations that do not require an immediate police response. This will help keep 999 available for when there is an emergency, e.g. if a crime is taking place, or somebody is in immediate danger – for these types of incidents, always call 999.
Where can I ask a doctor a question for free?
Enter HealthTap. The popular app allows users to ask its team of 35,000 active, U.S.-licensed doctors health-related questions for free. The free service allows users to ask a question under 150 characters.
Is there a mental health line in NSW?
The Mental Health Line is available to everyone in NSW and operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 1800 011 511
What are the phone numbers for NSW Health?
NSW Health contact numbers 1 Alcohol and Drug Information Service Sydney (02) 9361 8000 or 1800 422 599. 2 Mental health 24-hour contacts 3 Public Health Units
How to contact NSW Health about covid-19?
If you have symptoms or questions about COVID-19, call the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080. If you require translating or interpreting services, call 131 450.
How to contact a mental health professional in Australia?
The Australian Government website has more information on the National Relay Service including how to make and receive calls. If English is not your first language, you can use the telephone Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) to speak to a mental health professional at the Mental Health Line.