New arrivals to will be glad to know that the standard of healthcare in Brisbane is excellent. The city has modern, well-equipped hospitals with superb, highly trained staff. There is a range of private and public medical facilities located throughout Brisbane. If in need of emergency services, expats will be sent to the hospital closest to their place of residence.
There is no shortage of pharmacies in Brisbane. Most are very well stocked and are able to order in any medication that isn't available on site. Pharmacies in Brisbane can be found on any major shopping street or at shopping malls. Selected pharmacies are open 24/7.
Hospitals in Brisbane
Children’s Health Queensland Hospital
Address: 501 Stanley Street, South Brisbane
The Prince Charles Hospital
Address: 627 Rode Rd, Chermside
Mater Private Hospital
Address: 30 Health Care Drive, Springfield Central
The Wesley Hospital
Address: 451 Coronation Drive, Auchenflower
►Learn about the Australian medical system in Healthcare in Australia
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