Find out what publicly funded hospital services are free of charge for eligible people.
The following publicly funded services are free of charge for eligible people:
In some hospitals you may be expected to pay for GP-level care at an emergency department (ED).
Being eligible for elective health services (services which are not urgently required and that you may have to wait some time for) means that you have the right to be considered to receive a particular health service. Medical specialists make the final decision about what treatment you should receive based on priority access criteria.