If it’s an emergency
If your injury or illness is critical or life threatening, call triple zero (000).
To speak to a registered nurse, call healthdirect on 1800 022 222* (known as NURSE-ON-CALL in Victoria).
To check your symptoms online, use the healthdirect Symptom Checker.
Other crisis and general helplines can be found here.
* Calls from landlines are free, mobile charges may apply.
healthdirect user accounts
See these Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) if you need help to set up or manage your healthdirect user account or your My Health Record (MHR) in the healthdirect app.
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