In an emergency, call 000 for ambulance assistance.
Nearby emergency departments
Fully funded public emergency departments are located at both:
Bass Coast Health
Latrobe Regional Hospital
South Gippsland Hospital - Urgent Care Centre
Staff there ask that you call Nurse on call (number above) for assessment and advice about where to attend and with what urgency.
87 Station Road, Foster VIC
If a GP is called to attend South Gippsland Hospital Urgent Care Centre, a gap fee is charged for out of hours consultations:
- Pensioners $50
- Health Care Card holders $90
- Private patients $140
If less urgent, a good option now exists - the Victorian Virtual Emergency Department (VVED) which is free to access and links you with an emergency dept specialist for assessment and advice.
Useful advice can also be obtained by calling: