Medicare is the name for the public health system in Australia. Reciprocal arrangements are in place for visitors from UK, Australia, Ireland, Malta, Sweden, Finland, Italy and the Netherlands however you must contact the Medicare Health Service to confirm the details and arrangements for each country 13 2011. For Sydney Pharmacy Health call 1300 882 294.
In an emergency call an ambulance by dialling 000.
Sydney Hospital, Macquarie Street, 02 9382 7111
Sydney Eye Hospital 02 9382 7111
Westmead Children's Hospital 02 9845 0000
Prince of Wales Hospital 02 9382 2222
Royal North Shore Hospital 02 9926 7111
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital 02 9515 6111
St Vincent's Hospital, 390 Victoria Street, 02 8382 7111
The main Health centre is at The Rocks on the corner of Argyle and Playfair streets and has lots of Health, maps, brochures from Sydney and NSW (9240 8788). A second visitor Health centre is at Darling Harbour next to the IMAX cinema. Tourism New South Wales have an Health desk in the Arrivals South (9667 6050). There is also a visitors centre at Manly located on Manly Wharf (02 9976 1430).