Cardiac Acute Referral Service


Immediate admission for patients with cardiac emergencies may be arranged by telephoning the Cardiac Acute Referral Service on 8837 9266. Unless otherwise specified, immediate consultation would be available with the cardiologist on call at Westmead Private Hospital.

The Cardiac Acute Referral Service at Westmead Private Hospital provides comprehensive cardiac services at all hours.

Health insurance

Please check that patients have appropriate health insurance before arranging admission to Westmead Private Hospital.

Urgent admission

Please telephone 8837 9266 to arrange immediate admission of patients with any cardiac emergency including suspected acute myocardial infarction, cardiac failure or life threatening arrhythmias. A roster of interventional cardiologists is available to provide primary angioplasty for myocardial infarction 24 hours per day, and service is supported by comprehensive cardiothoracic surgical backup and intensive care.