NURSE-ON-CALL is a telephone helpline that provides immediate, expert health advice from a registered nurse, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The phone service is for non-emergency health advice only.
If you think your situation is an emergency, you should always call Triple Zero (000) or go to an emergency department at a hospital.
- Health advice
- Health services information
Available to everyone in Victoria.
A nurse triage service, Healthdirect, is available in all other states. It can be contacted on 1800 022 222.
How to access
Contact for assistance and advice
- Call 1300 60 60 24
The National Relay is available to help callers with a hearing or speech impairment. For:
- TTY users, call 133 677, then ask for 1300 664 786
- Speak and Listen users, call 1800 555 727 then ask for 1300 60 60 24
- Internet relay users, connect to the National Relay Service , then ask for 1300 60 60 24.
The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS is available (24 hours, 7 days) for callers who speak other languages. Call 131 450.
Calls are charged at the cost of a local call.
Calls from mobile phones may be charged at a higher rate.