If you’ve ever waited in the emergency department at Royal North Shore you will know that it can sometimes be a long wait. If you have a child who plays sports you will know the wait can be a while as new patients continue to come in and the doctors and nurses work hard to keep up with the waiting list. What if you could avoid this waiting time? There is a solution and it is WiSE Emergency Clinic.
WiSE Emergency Clinic provides walk-in specialist medical care for non-life threatening illness or injury.
What is WiSE Emergency Clinic?
The clinic was established by a group of passionate senior emergency physicians who wanted to help patients access care quickly, easily and with minimal waiting times. At the same time they saw that they could help reduce the burden on busy hospital emergency departments, enabling hospital staff to focus on the most severely unwell patients.
What Services Does WiSE Emergency Clinic Offer?
- Immediate access to specialist care
- Only staffed by experienced emergency physicians
- No appointment necessary
- No prolonged waiting times
- One stop shop
- Bulk-billed CT, Xray, Ultrasound and Pathology available onsite
- Dental emergencies
When Would You Use WiSE Emergency Clinic?
WiSE Emergency Clinic provides immediate specialist care for but not limited to:
- Minor falls/trips
- Suspected fractures
- Sporting injuries
- Vomiting and diarrhoea
- Dental emergencies
- Mild asthma
- Problems in early pregnancy
- Fevers – adult and child
- Rashes and skin conditions
- Work place injuries
In case of unconsciousness, chest pain, difficulty breathing, uncontrollable bleeding or major accident call 000.
What Does This Service Cost?
$200* flat fee applies to access the facility. This includes your specialist emergency medical assessment, any diagnostics required (X-ray, CT, Ultrasound and blood tests) with immediate results and any treatment necessary (plastering, stitching, intravenous therapy etc). *This fee is not covered by Medicare or health funds.
When is this Service Available?
WiSE Emergency Clinic is open 7 days a week from 10 am to 10 pm and open on public holidays (including Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Christmas and New Year’s Day).
No need to take time off work for blood tests or Radiology (x-ray, CT, Ultrasound) – these services are available until 10pm every day including Saturday and Sunday.
You do NOT need an appointment. However if you call before arrival on 9216 7676 they will be ready for you.
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