In an emergency call triple zero (000)

If you or the patient have any of these symptoms:

  • central or crushing chest pain
  • unconsciousness or suffering a seizure (fit)
  • difficulty breathing or turning blue
  • badly bleeding
  • victim of a severe accident.

Then call triple zero (000) and ask for an ambulance.



Emergency Departments

Hospital emergency departments are open 24 hours a day, including public holidays.

The role of emergency departments is to care for emergencies - an illness or injury that is serious and requires urgent attention.

The following emergency departments are located in the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District.

Hospital Address Phone

Wollongong Hospital

384 Crown Street, Wollongong

02 4222 5000

Shellharbour Hospital

15-17 Madigan Boulevarde, Mt Warrigal

02 4295 2500

Shoalhaven Hospital

2 Scenic Drive, Nowra

02 4421 3111

Milton-Ulladulla Hospital

106 Princes Highway, Milton

02 4454 9100


Urgent Primary Care Centre

The role of the Urgent Primary Care Centre is to specialise in lower acuity presentations, which means minor injuries and illnesses only. It is open from 7am – 10pm every day of the year.

Hospital Address Phone

Bulli Hospital

Hospital Road, Bulli

02 4284 4344