This might be of interest to people if you want to avoid going to Emergency at the Northern Hospital for situations that aren’t an emergency/ life threatening:
Home Visiting Doctor
Bulk-billed after hours medical care – nights, weekends, public holidays
– telephone 9429 5677
Did you know a doctor is available to come and treat you and your family at home every night, weekend and on public holidays?
When can I request a home visiting doctor?
Weekdays: From 4.00 pm to 8.00 am the next day (overnight). Doctors start from 6.00 pm
Weekends: From 10.00 am Saturday until 8.00 am Monday. Saturday doctors start from midday
Public holidays: Doctors are available 24 hours
Please ring your own GP during surgery hours. If your own GP is available after hours, we will contact him/her for you.