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4.4 Medical, Health and Aged Care Services

Harrington doctors and pharmacies

Harrington Health Hub: Shop 4, Harrington Community Village. Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm. Phone 6556 1855. 

Harrington Family Medical Centre: Dr Singh, 10 Pilot Street. Monday 9am-5pm; Tuesday 9am-1pm; Thursday 9am-5pm; Friday 9am-12pm. Phone 6556 1381. 

Harrington Waters Village Pharmacy: Shop 1-2, Harrington Community Village. Monday to Friday 9:00am-6:00pm. Saturday 9:00am-12:00pm. Phone 6556 1005.

Harrington Beach Pharmacy: 11 Beach Street. Monday to Friday 8:30am-6:00pm. Saturday 8:30am-2:00pm. Phone 6556 1533.

Taree hospitals and community health service

Manning Base Hospital: Emergency department is open 24 hours at the corner of High Street and Commerce St, Taree. The main hospital entrance is at 26 York Street, Taree. Outpatient and administration services operate from 8am-5pm weekdays. Phone 6592 9111. 

Taree Community Health Service: 64 Pulteney Street, Taree (in the hospital precinct). Offers a range of services including: sexual assault counselling; mental health; maternal, child and family health; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health; nursing service; needle and syringe program. Monday to Friday 9:00am-5:00pm. Phone 6592 9315.

Mayo Private Hospital: 2 Potoroo Drive, Taree. Phone 6539 3600. 

Other medical services

healthdirect helpline: This is a 24-hour government funded telephone health advice line that operates seven days a week. It is staffed by registered nurses who provide expert health advice. You can call for advice if you or a member of your family are feeling ill and are unsure what to do, or for health information on a particular condition. If your health concern is not urgent call the healthdirect helpline at any time on 1800 022 222 for free advice and reassurance.

Doctors on Demand: You can book and pay for online/video medical consultations at https://www.doctorsondemand.com.au.  Available 24/7.

Defibrillator Locations: A defibrillator is a sophisticated life-saving device. Prompt use a defibrillator to treat sudden cardiac arrest can significantly increase the chances of survival. The defibrillators at the locations shown below have an automated voice operating instruction program that informs users what to do.

Aged care services

If you are looking into aged care services for yourself or someone else, My Aged Care, established by the Australian Government, can help you find and access the right government-funded aged care services: https://www.myagedcare.gov.au

Additional information about aged care services can be found on the NSW Health website at https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/agedcare/Pages/default.aspx


Other health and wellbeing contacts 

If you or anyone you know needs help:

NSW Poisons Information Hotline — provides 24/7 advice on poisoning including overdose and medication errors, bites and stings. 

https://www.poisonsinfo.nsw.gov.au — 131 126

Beyond Blue – provides 24/7 information about anxiety, depression and suicide. https://www.beyondblue.org.au — 1300 224 636 

Lifeline – provides 24/7 general telephone counselling. 131 114

Domestic Violence Line — provides 24/7 counselling and referrals to women experiencing domestic and family violence. 1800 656 463

Child Protection Helpline — open 24/7. 132 111 

Kids Help Line — for young people 5-25 years. 1800 551 800

MensLine Australia — for men of any age. 1300 78 99 78

Pregnancy, Birth and Baby — for general advice and support about pregnancy, childbirth and parenting up to five years. 1800 882 436

NSW Ageing and Disability Abuse Helpline — Monday to Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm. 1800 628 221

Suicide Call Back Service — provides 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people affected by suicide. 

https://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au — 1300 659 467 

Care Leavers Australasia Network (CLAN) — offers support to people who have grown up in Orphanages, Children’s Homes, Missions and Foster Care, or whose parents or other family members had this experience. 1800 008 774

headspace — The National Youth Mental Health Foundation provides online and phone counselling services young people and those who support them. 

https://headspace.org.au  — 1800 650 890

ReachOut — provides digital programs with a focus on supporting mental health and wellbeing through everyday issues and tough times. au.reachout.com 

Head to Health — can help you find digital mental health services from some of Australia’s most trusted mental health organisations. headtohealth.gov.au 

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