Emergency Medical Unit

Royal Hobart Hospital

In an emergency call
triple zero (000)

and ask for an ambulance

(03) 6166 0189 
(not for medical advice)

(compliments, suggestions or complaints)

Lower Ground floor
H Block
48 Liverpool St, Hobart

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Emergency Medical Unit

The Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) Emergency Medical Unit (EMU) is a 16 bed ward for patients requiring a brief hospital stay, usually for no more than 24 hours. It is run by staff from the Emergency Department

How to get to EMU

  • EMU is located on the Lower Ground floor of H Block at RHH.
  • From the hospital main entrance on Liverpool Street, follow the signs to the H Block lifts and go down one level to the Lower Ground floor.

Visiting a patient in EMU

  • Please read the Visiting Hours Brochure about RHH visiting hours and restrictions.
  • Please call first if planning to visit a patient in EMU outside the RHH visiting hours.