What To Do In An Emergency
In a medical emergency, ring 000 and ask for an ambulance. As an example, the following symptoms should be considered an emergency:
- Chest pain, or sudden onset shortness of breath. Symptoms of a heart attack may include pain, pressure, heaviness or tightness in one or more parts of the upper body including chest, neck, jaw, arm(s), shoulder(s) or back in combination with other symptoms such as nausea, shortness of breath, dizziness or a cold sweat
- Weakness of one side of the face, one arm or leg, or slurred speech which might be signs of a stroke
- Unexplained collapse, seizure or loss of consciousness
- Head injury with loss of consciousness, loss of memory, nausea or vomiting
- A low sugar (under 4) that is not responding to usual treatment
Remember, in an emergency it is not safe to drive a car.
When Are We Closed?
Do you need urgent medical help?
You can find and book our soonest available GP appointment here:
If you need more urgent medical attention:
- In a true emergency, dial 000 and ask for an ambulance
- Arrange for someone to take you to the emergency department
- Call a locum service to visit you at home. RPM has an arrangement with Doctor Doctor (Australian Locum Medical Service). Call 13 26 60 or book online https://bookings.doctordoctor.com.au/