In case of an emergency dial 000 (for Police, Fire and Ambulance)
Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick provides emergency services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to children under 16 years of age.
The 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.
The Emergency Department is accessible via public transport or private car. Temporary emergency drop off car spots are available at the Hospital's main entrance. Public parking spots are available on High Street and surrounding streets. Underground, paid parking is also available at the Hospital's Randwick Campus, accessible via Hospital Road or Barker Street.
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.
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.
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.
The Hospital's Handy hints for your stay in hospital details important information such as accommodation, visiting hours and wheelchair access. To locate other material of interest, consult the Hospital's website.