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Emergency and Medical Services

Empire Institute has a strong component of international students who hail from different countries worldwide, creating a dynamic, multicultural community. In Student Administration, you'll find our specialist team whose role is to support our international students on a wide range of matters:

We also advocate for the health of our students which equals better marks


Medical and nursing services near City campus


Dental services near City campus

For free health advice from a Registered Nurse 24 hours, seven-days-a-week, phone Nurse-on-call on 1300 60 60 24.

Emergencies

Any student that experiences critical incidents should immediately inform where possible to their trainer or course coordinator. If they are not available they should contact the Student Admin and if required the emegency number (03)9640 0301,0423 842 036 or contact personally at  Level 7, 190 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000 

For life-threatening or serious injury

Call an ambulance on 000

If an ambulance has been called notify the nearest staff member of the situation.

Emergency departments near campus
The Royal Melbourne Hospital
Emergency Department
Ground Floor, 1B Building
Grattan Street, Parkville
Phone 03 9342 7666


St Vincent's Hospital
Emergency Department
Ground Floor,
Inpatient Services Building
Princes Street, Fitzroy
Phone 03 9288 2211

For less urgent care see the list of Health Services near ZIE


Medical and nursing services

Medical One

23 QV Terrace, 292 Swanston Street, Melbourne
Tel. + 61 3 8663 7000

Hours

Payment

Local full-time students with Medicare card bulk billed. No gap fee applies.

Local part-time students pay at the time of their appointment. A gap fee applies.

International students covered by Medibank Private and OSHC Worldcare direct billed. A gap fee applies.

On site services available

-General practice.
-Travel health.
-Pathology.
-Dentist.
-Physiotherapy.
-Audiology.
-Pharmacy.

Other information

-Wheelchair access.
-Female doctor available.


Languages spoken
Mandarin, Spanish, Greek and Limited Malay.


Metropolitan Medical Centre

Level 1, Lygon Court Shopping Centre, 380 Lygon Street, Carlton
Tel. + 61 3 9347 7711

Hours

Payment

Local full-time students with Medicare card bulk billed. No gap fee applies.

Local part-time students and students with a Health Care card should ask at reception about costs.

International students covered by Medibank Private, HBA, AHM or OSHC Worldcare direct billed. No gap fee applies.

On site services available

-General practice.
-Women‘s health.
-Psychology.
-Psychiatry.
-Pathology.
-Full-time nurse.

Other information

-Wheelchair access.
-Female doctor available.
-Off site access to allied health services through doctor’s referral.
-Pharmacy next door to practice.


Languages spoken
Interpreter services available if necessary


Carlton Family Medical

88 Rathdowne Street, Carlton
Tel. + 61 3 8330 3900

Hours

Payment

Local full-time students with Medicare card bulk billed. No gap fee applies.

International students with OSHC Worldcare are direct billed.

All other student have to pay at the time of their consultation.

On site services available

-General practice.
-Women‘s health.
-Pathology.
-Psychology

Other information

-Wheelchair access.
-Female doctor available.
-Offsite.
-Access to allied health services and pathology through doctor’s referral.
-Pharmacy next door to practice.


Languages spoken
Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese and Hindi

 

La Trobe Street Medical

Shop 152, Level 1 Melbourne Central, Corner of Swanston and La Trobe Streets, Melbourne
Tel. + 61 3 9650 0023

Hours

Payment

Local full-time students with Medicare card bulk billed. No gap fee applies.

Local part-time students pay at the time of their appointment. A gap fee applies.

International students covered by Medibank Private, AHM or OSHC Worldcare direct billed. A gap fee applies.

On site services available

-General practice.
-Family planning.
-Nurse


Other information

-Wheelchair access.

-Access to allied health services and pathology through doctor‘s referral.

Languages spoken
Italian, Some Spanish


Green Apple Dental

Shop 49/300 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne 3000, (Inside Melbourne Central Pharmacy, Lonsdale Street entrance, Lower Ground Level)
Tel. +61 3 9077 4591

Hours

Onsite services available

-General dentistry
-Preventative dentistry
-Cosmetic dentistry


Other information

-Female dentist available.

Languages spoken
Arabic

Metro Dental

393 Swanston Street, Melbourne
Tel. +61 3 9671 4300

Hours

Onsite services available

-General dentistry
-Preventative dentistry
-Cosmetic dentistry
-Orthodontics

Other information

-Female dentist available
-Wheelchair access
-Discounts available for staff and students, enquire at reception.

Languages spoken

Russian

Bouverie Dental

69 Bouverie Street, Melbourne
Tel. +61 3 93473350

Hours

Onsite services available

-General dentistry
-Preventative dentistry
-Cosmetic dentistry
-Orthodontics

Other information

-Female dentist available
-Wheelchair access
-Discounts available for staff and students, enquire at reception.


Languages spoken
Mandarin, Cantonese

QV Dental

23 QV Terrace, 292 Swanston Street
Tel. +61 3 9654 2755

Hours

Onsite services available

-General dentistry.
-Preventative dentistry.
-Cosmetic dentistry.

Other information

Female dentist available.


Languages spoken
German.

Royal Dental Hospital (emergency care only)

720 Swanston St, Carlton
Tel. +61 3 9341 1040

Hours

Languages spoken
Interpreters provided if necessary

Fees
Emergency Care is available for anyone. There is a $100.00 basic fee plus additional costs in accordance with treatment required
.

Adults with a Health Care card care treated for a fee of $25. Children whose parent has a Health Care card are treated for free.

Fees information

Medicare does not cover dental services unless you have a chronic condition, complex care needs or you are the holder of a Health Care card. As a local student you can take out private health insurance to cover dental services.

Standard Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) does not cover dental services, but international students have the option of extending their coverage to include dental treatment.

Standard consultation fees for a basic examination range from $40 to $68, x-rays range from $33 to $44 and cleaning range from $98 to $150.

Most dentists offer discounts to full-time students. Confirm when making your appointment and make sure you take your student card with you.


International Apply

Applying for entry in our successful courses is easy. Complete the application by following our step-by-step guide. If you encouter any difficulty, just get in touch with us at Empire, and let us help you.

Domestic Apply

Applying for entry in our successful courses is easy. Complete the application by following our step-by-step guide. If you encouter any fifficulties, just get in touch with us at Empire, and let us help you.

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