After Hours & Emergency Care

Medical emergencies

Dial 000 and ask for an ambulance

Be ready to give the address or location of the accident or emergency.

If you need urgent medical attention

Please attend the Accident and Emergency Department of the nearest public hospital.

You can find your local hospital by following the links at Metropolitan NSW Local Health Districts.

The closest public hospital to the main campus of the University of Sydney is
Royal Prince Alfred (RPA) Hospital,

T: 9515 6111

After hours General Practice care (to see a doctor)

Please attend:

General Practice Casualty
Balmain Hospital,
Booth Street,

Opening hours are 8:00am to 10:00pm seven days a week.

T : 9395 2165

After hours home visits

Doctor home visits after hours are provided by Sydney Medical Service.

The home visit service is available:

  • Weeknights (Mon - Fri) 6:00pm to 8:00am
  • Weekends (Sat - Sun) 12:00pm Saturday to 8:00am Monday & public holidays.

T: 8724 6300