Here’s a list of local hospitals with emergency departments.
John Hunter Hospital
Lookout Road, New Lambton Heights
Phone: 02 4921 3000
In addition to an Emergency Department, the hospital includes the John Hunter Children’s Hospital. This 113 bed facility includes a medical ward, oncology/surgical ward, adolescent and day surgery ward, sleep unit, neonatal intensive care unit, outpatient clinic and school room.
Calvary Mater Hospital
Corner of Edith & Platt Streets , Waratah
Telephone 02 4921 1211
The Mater’s Emergency Department caters for both adults and children.
550 – 560 High Street, Maitland
Phone: (02) 4939 2000
As well as an Emergency Department, Maitland Hospital has a general paediatric centre, which provides newborn and paediatric in-patient services to the region.
Address: Croudace Bay Road, Belmont
Phone:(02) 4923 2000
Although Belmont Hospital does not provide any specific paediatric services, its Emergency Department caters for both adults and children. Children who require admission to hospital will be transferred to John Hunter Children’s Hospital.
Address: View Street , Cessnock
Phone: (02) 4991 0555
In addition to an Emergency Department, Cessnock District Health Service has a two bed paediatric ward with provision for a child’s parent to stay with them during their hospitalisation.