In a medical emergency dial 000 and ask for an ambulance. Be ready to give the location of the person(s) needing assistance.
If you need urgent medical attention, attend the emergency department of the nearest public hospital. The closest public hospital to the Camperdown/Darlington campus is the Royal Prince Alfred (RPA) Hospital.
If you need general practice care after hours, please attend General Practice Casualty at the Balmain Hospital. For after-hours home visits, call Sydney Medical Service on 8724 6300.
Our University Health Service is located on level 3 of the Wentworth Building on the Darlington Campus.
The surgery is open Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm during the teaching year.
Here we offer experienced general practitioner and emergency medical care services, including:
The University Health Services has COVID-19 Pfizer bivalent vaccine appointments available for staff, students, and their spouses, aged over 18. Appointments are only available to Medicare card holders, and you will need to bring your staff or student card with you. Make a booking online. International students and others without a Medicare Card can be vaccinated for free at NSW Health and Government Vaccination Clinics.
International students, or anyone who does not have a Medicare number, are unable to access COVID-19 vaccinations through general practices and need to have them at Government or NSW Health Vaccination Centres. Vaccination is free and there is no need for international students to use their OSHC. Visit the eligiblity checker to find an appointment at a Vaccination Centre.
Vaccines are also available from some GPs, walk-in clinics and pharmacies - visit the NSW Health website for locations.
The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) recommends a 2023 COVID-19 vaccine booster dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
All adults can get a booster if it has been 6 months or more since your last COVID-19 vaccine or confirmed COVID-19 infection – whichever was most recent. Eligible students and staff will be able to access a COVID-19 vaccine booster (Pfizer-Bivalent) from the University Health Services. To be eligible for the vaccine you need to be:
The new COVID-19 bivalent vaccines help protect against the original strain of COVID-19 and the Omicron variants. A booster provides very strong protection against serious illness from COVID-19.
If you are eligible, you can make an online booking.
The date you had your last COVID-19 vaccine is on your COVID-19 digital certificate, available through your myGov account or the Express Plus Medicare App. Healthcare providers who provide vaccinations, including pharmacists, can also check your immunisation history for you.
HPV vaccinations are now available. You may book an appointment online or call the practice to make an appointment.
If you have commenced HPV vaccinations, you have 12 months from the date of the first vaccination to complete all three vaccinations.
Dr Gerard Cudmore MBBS MBA Dip PH
Ms Lee-Anne Verheyden-Burgess
+61 2 9351 3484
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You can call us on +61 2 9351 3484 to make an appointment, or book online.
Appointments are usually 10–15 minutes long. Please let us know if you require a longer appointment.
If you are in pain, distress, suffering illness or discomfort, you can attend the clinic during opening hours without an appointment. Acute illnesses will be assessed by our nurses who will advise an appropriate course of action. Medically urgent cases will be given priority.
We have direct billing arrangements for students covered by Allianz Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). Please bring your valid Allianz OSHC card and photo ID.
If you have health cover from another provider, you will be required to pay at the time of consultation and be reimbursed by your provider.
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If you don't have a University of Sydney student card, school card, pension or other concession card you need to pay the full fee for your consultation at the time of your visit.
If you have a Medicare card, you will receive a rebate (Medicare fee) paid into your registered Medicare bank account. You will have a gap fee (out of pocket expense) of $20–$40 depending on consultation length, or up to $65 for a clinical psychologist consultation. You need to bring your valid Medicare card or number.
We require payment for vaccines (unless government funded), equipment and cancellation fees. Charges may apply if you require replacement or duplicate medical certificates, records and documents.
We accept payments by credit cards and EFTPOS.
On the day before your appointment, you will be sent an SMS reminder. Reply 'YES' to confirm or 'NO' to cancel. No-shows or late cancellations will incur a fee.
If you cannot attend your appointment, you need to cancel within the required notice period or a non-attendance fee will be applied.
The non-attendance fee is not claimable from Medicare or private health insurers. You will be required to pay this fee before you can be seen at the University Health Service.
3 hours notice or a $40 fee
|24 hours notice or a $60 fee|
If you have any comments, suggestions or concerns regarding your experience of the University Health Service, please contact Dr Gerard Cudmore MBBS MBA Dip PH email@example.com
Complaints may also be directed to the Health Care Complaints Commission.
The following services are available on our Camperdown and Darlington campuses:
8.30am - 4.30pm, Monday to Friday (except on public holidays).
Last appointment 4pm.