Wednesday, 16 February 2011

It's an Emergency ...

Do you, your visitors, family & friends know these important numbers ?
Do you have leave a list on your fridge for carers ?


  1.  AUSTRALIA FIRE/POLICE/AMBULANCE                    000 

  2. Poisons Information Centre 24 hour a day, 7 days a week, Australia wide           13 11 26   
  3. *Healthcare Direct 24 hour health advice line When it's not an emergency ~  1800 022 222
    (EXCEPT Victoria)

  4. *Pregnancy Birth & Baby helpline                                                        1800 882 436

  5. Alternative Emergency Number Mobile Phones ONLY                                     112

  6. Doctor Phone Number 1 ____________________________________________

    Doctor Phone Number 2 ____________________________________________

  7. Local Hospital ____________________________________________________

  8. Our address ____________________________________________


  9. My phone number is ___________________________________ or

  10. Mobile    _______________________________________________

  11. STATE emergency services SES  : _______________________________________
    (Check for your own state's number) 
  12. VET     _____________________________________________________

It might seem strange having phone numbers and address of your own home but if you are not there or the one injured would your child , friends or relatives know your actual street address, especially in the stress of an emergency, to tell an operator.

You might also add first names / last names of yourself / children if they are different . Remember to keep an ICE (In CASE OF EMERGENCY) number in your mobile phone too- so if somethings happens to you they know who to contact.

*The 24-hour telephone health advice lines is currently available to residents of the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, the Northern Territory, Tasmania, South Australia and WA.

Important Victoria only has a
NURSE ON CALL SERVICE               1300 60 60 24

PS  I wanted to do it as a PDF so it could be printed but I never had the time to search how...It is now on my to do.New blogger formating is a nightmare. 

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