Poisons Information Centre 13 11 26

Call this number if you think someone has taken an overdose, made an error with medicine or been poisoned. You can call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from anywhere in Australia.

The NSW Poisons Information Centre provides the latest poisons information to the public, and toxicology advice to health professionals on the management of poisoned and envenomed patients.

See our website for information including prevention, first aid, fact sheets and news and information.

See our website for answers to frequently asked questions including:
- Have i been bitten by something poisonous?
- Plants and mushrooms
- Has my child been poisoned?
- How can I prevent poisoning in my home?
- What happens when you call the Poisons Centre?

You can download our Home Safety Checklist below.

Opening Hours

Telephone advice is available 24/7 on 131126 from anywhere in Australia.

How this service is delivered

  • Call or visit us online

    Telephone advice is available 24/7 on 131126 from anywhere in Australia.

    You can also see our website for FAQ and other info relating to poisons.

Home Safety Checklist

You can download our Home Safety Checklist here

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Updated: 04/05/2022

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