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Western Australian Poisons Information Centre (WAPIC)


Business Hours:

  • 24 hour service

Our centre provides telephone consultation to medical professionals and the general public in cases of acute and chronic poisonings. The centre serves more than half the geographic area of Australia including Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory.

We provide toxicological advice on the management of exposures to prescription and non-prescription pharmaceuticals, household and industrial chemicals, plants, animal envenomations, pesticides and other agricultural products.

 


Contact Information:

Location:  Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, G Block, Ground Floor, Hospital Avenue, NEDLANDS WA 6009
Phone:  13 11 26 (National access/Emergency calls)
Web:  http://www.scgh.health.wa.gov.au/clinicians/services/poisoninformationcentre.html
Email:  poisonscentre@health.wa.gov.au
This unit last updated: 20 May 2013, 9:11am