Medical and Counselling Centre
Emergency contact information
|Ambulance (Life threatening emergencies only), Fire, Police||Phone: 000|
|University of Canberra Crisis Line (after hours)||Phone: 1300 271 790|
Text: 0488 884 227
|Poisons Information Centre||131 126|
|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|
|Access Mental Health||Phone: 1800 629 354|
|Campus security||Phone: 6201 2222|
|Rape Crisis (Phone support between 7am and 11pm)||Phone: 6247 2525|
Text: 0488 586 518
|Domestic Violence Crisis Service||Phone: 6280 0900|
|SAMSSA (Support for men that have experienced sexual assault or past abuse)||Phone: 6247 2525|
Bushfires: Advice & resources
Many people are being affected by the extreme weather and fire conditions that we are currently experiencing.
ACT Health has a variety of resources and health advice available such as:
- Frequently asked questions about current air quality, smoke and heat conditions,
- advice on P2/N95 masks, including the Commonwealth supply of masks in the ACT, and
- looking after your mental health and wellbeing.
Access the ACT Government Health website to locate this advice and other tips on how to stay safe in heavy smoke and hot conditions.
People & Diversity have provided a list of frequently asked questions, to assist staff through the bushfire alerts. Please contact People and Diversity (email@example.com) if you need further assistance.
New Patient Forms
New patients can complete the new online patient registration form before they arrive.
Compliments & Complaints
Should you wish to make any compliments or offer any suggestions as to how we can improve our services, please contact the Director Dr Jenny Weekes by sending an e mail to UCMedical&Counselling@canberra.edu.au
Your correspondence will be confidential.
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 13 11 14 or the Access Mental Health Team on 1800 629 354.