Open now 7am - 11pm 7 days
In an Emergency, always call 000 first
An expert team of Docrors and Nurses led by The Director of Emergency, provide comprehensive emergency treatment and care at Mater's Emergency Department. Patients have direct access to diagnostic services, theatres and a wide range of on-call specialists and referral services.
7am to 11pm, 7 days a week
25 Fulham Road, Pimlico 4812
07 4727 4009
Entry is off Fulham Road, Pimlico. On-site parking is provided adjacent to the Emergency Department.
As a private patient, you are entitled to ask the ambulance to take you to the hospital of your choice. However, ambulance staff can decide at their discretion whether they can accommodate your request.
Initial Consultation Fees
A flat fee of $195 is charged for an initial patient consultation. Mater is a private, not-for-profit hospital. All private emergency departments charge a flat fee for your treatment. This flat fee is not claimable under Medicare or private health insurance. The flat fee may not be charged for a consultation of a patient who returns with a condition related to a recent emergency department within a 7 day period.
Depending on your treatment, you may also incur out-of-pocket pathology or radiology costs on top of the initial consultation fee. A portion of these may be claimable under Medicare. If you do not hold a valid Medicare card the fees may be higher. Out-of-pocket hospital fees are not claimable under Medicare or private health insurance.
DVA and Workers Compensation
- DVA Gold Card holders and approved workcover insurance will not incur an out-of-pocket expense
- Fees for services such as x-rays and pathology may incur additional out-of-pocket costs. The service provider will send you an additional account for these services however you may be able to claim some of these fees from Medicare