Choose well, when you're worried sick

Getting good advice helps you choose well, when you’re worried sick.

Not sure if you need to see a doctor or go to hospital? Answer some questions and get advice from the healthdirect Symptom Checker below.

Need to talk?

Don't think it's an emergency, but it could be serious? The healthdirect 24/7 helpline is staffed by registered nurses who can provide expert health advice. Call 1800 022 222

Need to see a GP?

If you need to see a doctor, your own GP or another GP in their practice is the best option. If they aren't available or it's after hours, you can locate a GP using the National Health Services Directory. Find a GP

Urgency not emergency?

Not all urgencies are emergencies, but if it can’t wait until the next day, book an appointment with a GP Urgent Care Clinic doctor. Book a GP Urgent Care appointment now.

Emergency 000

For serious illness or injury that is critical and requires urgent attention, call triple zero (000) for an ambulance or go to your nearest emergency department. Call 000