Contact Emergency

  • If your child is critically unwell, please call 000.

    If you have an issue with or are after advice about your child's health, please see your GP, contact Nurse on Call  or 13 SICK as the emergency department cannot give you medical advice over the phone. 

    Useful Information is also available on Kids Health Info. The Kids Health Info fact sheets have been developed to help you learn more about health topics, medical conditions and the services available at The Royal Children's Hospital.

    If your child has been seen recently (within 24-48 hours) in Emergency and you have questions regarding their treatment plan, please call 03 9345 5522. Please note that our doctors and nurses are unable to provide medical advice over the phone as they cannot adequately assess your child to provide appropriate treatment; if you’re concerned for your child’s health please visit your nearest emergency department or call 000.


    Telephone +61 9345 5522
    Monday - Friday during business hours only

    Clinical Issues

    GP’s and health providers can phone for clinical advice or FAX through a referral to the Emergency Department, please note this is for ED only and not outpatient specialist clinics.

    Telephone  +61 3 9345 5522 (RCH switchboard)
    Facsimile  +61 3 9345 6006 

    Please note that this FAX number is NOT for outpatient appointments -  please use 03 9345 5034.


    Emergency Department
    Royal Children's Hospital
    50 Flemington Road
    Parkville 3052  
    Victoria, Australia.

    Any feedback can be provided via the Consumer Liaison Team.