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Illness

Emergency 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 ServicePhone: 1300 422 567
Lifeline (Counselling service)Phone: 13 11 14
After-hours GP Helpline - (Healthdirect Australia)Phone: 1800 022 222
Mental Health Crisis TeamPhone: 1800 629 354
University of Canberra Crisis LinePhone: 1300 271 790
Text:     0488 884 227

If you feel unwell make an appointment with one of our doctors by calling 6201 2351, 9am-5pm Monday to Friday. A range of medical and counselling services are available to all UC students. For more information download our practice information sheet.

If you require a medical certificate to cover university work or exams, please remember:

The final decision in relation to any request resides with appointed officers of the university in accordance with university guidelines and procedures. Documentation from the Medical and Counselling Centre does not guarantee that your request will be granted.

Also remember to check out our Useful Tips section for information on dealing with stress and access to a range of university services.


Disclaimer: The above information is for information purposes only, and is not designed to replace medical or counselling services. If you need further assistance or information, please contact the University Medical and Counselling Service on (02) 6201 2351.