Coastal Developmental Paediatrics is dedicated to supporting children with Paediatric medical or complex developmental needs and their families. Our Paediatricians provide highly-specialised, individualised, structured and coordinated care, within business hours, and in the structure of planned consultations.
Coastal Developmental Paediatrics does not offer acute care services.
If you find yourself in a crisis, there are a number of supports which are specifically available to address the needs of children and families with acute difficulties.
For medical support in business hours please contact your General Practitioner (GP).
For medical support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:
Ambulance and local hospital emergency department - 000
For mental health support support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:
Ambulance and local emergency department – 000
Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS), Maroochydore – 07 5409 9111 (8.30am-5pm Mon - Friday)
After hours Mental health Acute response team: 1300 64 22 55
Lifeline - 13 11 14
Kids Helpline - 1800 55 1800
The following services also provide support and information to parents and families, though may not be available 24 hours per day:
Parent line - 1300 30 1300
Family and Child Connect 13 32 64