In an emergency, call 000 for ambulance assistance.

Nearby emergency departments

Fully funded public emergency departments are located at both:

Bass Coast Health

(03) 5671 3333


Latrobe Regional Hospital

(03) 5173 8000

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

(03) 5683 9777

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

Less urgent

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:

Nurse on call

1300 60 60 24

After hours GP helpline

1800 022 222