- Lifeline 131114 Suicide Prevention
- BeyondBlue 1300 22 4636 Depression & Anxiety Help
- South East Womens and Childrens Services 6492 3597 Family & Domestic Violence
- Keep Them Safe 132 111 Child Protection Helpline
Note: The old Bega District Hospital in McKee Drive Bega CLOSED on 8 March 2016 and has been replaced by the new South East Regional Hospital
South East Regional Hospital (SERH)
4 Virginia Drive Bega NSW (on roundabout heading south on Tathra Road from Bega)
Tel: 02 6491 9999
24 hour emergency department
Merimbola Street, Pambula, NSW
Phone: 02 6495 6002
Pambula Hospital has a walk-in, nurse-led assessment, treatment and care centre, open from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week.
There is no emergency department and no doctor on site at Pambula Hospital.
Emergency patients should go directly to the South East Regional Hospital in Bega.
Experienced registered nurses can treat minor burns, simple wounds, uncomplicated pain, ear ache, minor rash, head injury (mild/minor), insect/tick bites, blue bottle stings, minor limb injuries with no obvious breaks (as there are no X-ray facilities onsite), minor respiratory illness, urinary symptoms, mild vomiting and diarrhoea. Conditions – including the above – that have symptoms outside set protocols will still require referral to the South East Regional Hospital in Bega.