Healthcare in Perth

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Healthcare in Perth is of a high standardAustralia's national Medicare scheme provides free or subsidised public healthcare and access to medicines for Australian citizens and permanent residents. Only certain visa categories are eligible for Medicare coverage. Eligible expats moving to Perth should make registration a priority in order to take advantage of the high standard of healthcare associated with the country's public sector. Those who aren't eligible for Medicare should take out private medical insurance instead.

Perth has a large amount of public and private healthcare facilities. Unless expats have a medical condition needing specialist treatment, it is more convenient to make use of doctors and medical practitioners in their local suburb or residential area.

Hospitals in Perth and surrounds


Fremantle Hospital
Address: Alma Street, Fremantle

Midland Public Hospital
Address: 1 Clayton Street, Midland

Mount Hospital
Address: 150 Mounts Bay Road

Princess Margaret Hospital for Children
Address: 1 Roberts Road, Subiaco

Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
Address: Hospital Avenue, Nedlands

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