Medical and Counselling Centre
Emergency contact information
|Ambulance (Life threatening emergencies only)||Phone: 000|
|Accident and Emergency - Calvary Hospital (Northside)||Phone: 6201 6111|
|Accident and Emergency - Canberra Hospital (Southside)||Phone: 6244 2611|
|CALMS - Canberra After-hours Locum Medical Service||Phone: 1300 422 567|
|Lifeline (Counselling service)||Phone: 13 11 14|
|After-hours GP Helpline - (Healthdirect Australia)||Phone: 1800 022 222|
|Mental Health Crisis Team||Phone: 1800 629 354|
Opening Hours of the Medical & Counselling Centre
The University of Canberra Medical & Counselling Centre, is open Monday to Friday, from 9am to 5pm. When the centre is closed, should you need to speak to a doctor, please call the Medical & Counselling Centre on 6201 2351. The mobile number of the doctor on call will be available on the answering machine message.
Alternatively, please contact CALMS (Canberra After Hours Medical & Counselling Centre) on 1300 422 567.
If you need urgent counselling support, or feel the need to speak to a counsellor, call Lifeline on 131 114 or the Mental Health Crisis and Assessment Team on 1800 629 354.
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