Use this online search tool as a guide to the expected wait times in the emergency departments of participating major NSW hospitals.
You can find information on the:
- number of patients assessed by a triage nurse and waiting for treatment
- usual number of patients arriving in the emergency department over a 4-hour timeframe
- number of beds/treatment spaces in the emergency department.
The most seriously ill patients are seen immediately. As the information provided is a guide only, it doesn't indicate a specific timeframe or order in which a patient will be seen.
You can use the map options to check surrounding hospitals' information to find alternative emergency departments.
If you have a health emergency, please call Triple Zero (000)
If you're not seriously ill, visit your local GP, pharmacist or contact healthdirect by calling 24/7 on 1800 022 222.