Look after your health!
Emergencies 000 (Ambulance) or 112 from your mobile
Or ring Nurse on Call 1300 60 60 24 for guidance on health issues.
Box Hill Hospital
Accident and Emergency, Corner Arnold St and Nelson Road, Box Hill. Phone: 9895 3219
International students: Medibank Overseas Student Health Cover 24 hour emergency advice and assistance 1800 234 601 www.medibank.com.au/oshc
An excellent health website is http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au.
Access to General Practitioners (medical doctors) in Box Hill and surrounding suburbs can be achieved by logging on to either of these web addresses. It's a great site that will put you in touch with any kind of service in the area you want. Just plug in the suburb and the service you want: www.vic.serviceseeker.com.au
After Hours GP Clinic (doctors)
36 Wellington St (Opposite Box Hill Hospital), Box Hill. Phone 8820 7500. Monday to Friday 6.30pm – 11.00pm, Saturdays 1.00pm – 11.00pm, Sundays and Public holidays 10.00am – 11.00pm. No appointment required. Fees are payable at the time of consultation. http://www.ahgpc.com.au/
Carrington Health provides dentist and allied health services such as physiotherapy, podiatry, speech therapy, counselling, group programs, an art therapy group and men making change group. Services are only available to those who live, work or study in the city of Whitehorse and have a health care card or pension card.
Level 2 - 43 Carrington Road, Box Hill, Phone: 9890 2220 Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm. http://www.carringtonhealth.org.au/
Family Planning Clinics offer services by appointment or by dropin. The clinical health services include contraception advice, pregnancy testing & counselling, sexual health counselling, family planning, counselling for sexuality issues, Sexually Transmitted Infections, HIV testing & screening, pap smears, breast examination, lactation counselling, menopause counselling. They can be found at www.fpv.org.au
Dental services are available in an emergency. If you have a toothache and don't have a lot of cash, this site is for you. It will point the way to a service in your area that will deliver you from pain. www.dhsv.org.au