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Our Emergency Department (or ED) is one of the busiest in the state, treating nearly 90,000 patients each year.
We have a state of the art Short Stay Unit with 24 beds which is capable of providing care for adults and children for up to 24 hours.
Our ED is also home to the Victorian Poisons Information Centre.
We offer an excellent training environment to attract some of the best nurses, doctors, nurse practitioners and allied health clinicians.
In a medical emergency, call 000 and ask for an ambulance.
Come directly to the Emergency Department if you need care.
The Emergency entry is off Burgundy Street, Heidelberg. There are also signs to direct you to Emergency from the Austin Hospital foyer.
For patient enquiries, contact the Austin Hospital switchboard.
Phone: 03 9496 5000
Level 1, Austin Tower
145 Studley Road