When to call the hospital

If your child is sick you may need to consult your doctor or go to the Emergency Department at your child’s hospital. It is important to know what to do in these situations. When to call the hospital is a useful guide to help you decide when you need to contact your child’s treating team. It is useful to give copies of this information resource to other people who look after your child.

For non-English speaking families, this resource has also been translated into several languages including Arabic, Chinese (Simple), Chinese (Traditional), Dari, Hindi, Khmer, Sinhalese, Somali, Sudanese, Turkish and Vietnamese.

This resource is also available in pictures.