If you are experiencing a life threatening emergency, please call 000 to get immediate assistance.
When undergoing treatment for cancer, there are some occasions where seeking urgent medical treatment is imperative. If you are suffering from any of the following, please present to your closest Emergency Department– Day or Night
On other occasions you may need to make an appointment to see your specialist or GP –some of these are listed below:
Radiotherapy after hours helpline
For those who are currently receiving Radiotherapy treatment in Bunbury.
(08) 97266400 (diverts to on-call radiation oncologist)
Chemotherapy Suite patients – St John of God Bunbury Hospital
(08) 97221675 – for current chemotherapy suite patients Monday – Friday between 8:00am – 4:30pm.
(08) 97221600 – for after hours help regarding your Chemotherapy treatment (4:30pm – 8:00am weekdays; 4:30pm Friday to 8:00am Monday). Call and ask to speak to the After Hours Hospital Coordinator.
Healthdirect Australia 1800 022 222
Healthdirect Australia is a free* government funded 24-hour telephone health triage, information and advice service staffed by registered nurses. (*Calls from landlines are free. Mobile charges may apply.)
Visit an after hours GP practice, or present to your local Emergency Department.
(if you are presenting to your ED or to a GP who does not know your medical history, it is very important that you let them know that you are having treatment for cancer)
Find your closest after hours GP clinic here
South West 24 1800 555 336
This service is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
South West 24 is staffed by trained mental health professionals. The service is fully confidential. South West 24 helps people deal with depression, suicide, anxiety, drug use, alcohol abuse and other mental health concerns. A language interpreter service can be arranged. If calling from a mobile, leave your number and your call will be returned.
RURALLINK 1800 555 336
A specialist after-hours mental health telephone service for the rural communities of Western Australia. Rurallink operates 4:30pm – 8:30am Monday to Friday and 24 hours Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.
During business hours you will be connected to your local community mental health clinic
Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800
Kids Helpline is a free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.
Life Line 13 11 14
24 hour telephone counselling service