Royal Darwin Hospital


The Royal Darwin Hospital is a 360-bed public hospital that has a large range of services in all specialty areas.

This guide has information about making an appointment, services, visiting and parking, as well as hospital contact details.

Going to emergency

Royal Darwin Hospital's emergency department is open 24 hours. You do not need an appointment.

Demand for these services is very high. To ensure they're available for those who need it most, avoid going to the emergency department unless you need urgent medical attention.

If you're not sure what to do, contact Healthdirect on 1800 022 222 for advice from a registered nurse on how to manage your injury or illness. Healthdirect is a free service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For more information, go to the Healthdirect website.

Being admitted to hospital

Find out about what you should bring and other information if you are being admitted to Royal Darwin Hospital.

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Last updated: 05 March 2018

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