No one plans to get sick or injured, but the chances are, it will happen on the weekend or when your GP is closed — and that’s when a call to after hours House Call Doctor can be the answer.
We are all prone to health issues from time to time whether they are seasonal flu related conditions, infant illnesses or age-associated health problems, and are unable to care for ourselves or at night need to seek medical treatment.

So, what can you do if your condition is not life threatening, but you feel you cannot wait until your GP clinic opens? You can call an after hours house call doctor service who have doctors ready to visit you in your own home. This is a Government Approved After Hours, 100 per cent Bulk Billed service for everyone with Medicare or Department of Veteran Affairs cards. An after hours house call doctor service can provide support, deliver comfort, and provide medication and scripts at times when we feel particularly vulnerable and in need of care.

These services are not designed or offered as an alternative to patients’ regular GP services, rather an assurance to give continuity of care to people who fall ill outside of their GP’s regular hours of business. The house call doctor services work closely with the patients’ regular GP sending a detailed email report the next working day to the GP explaining what course of action was taken and any medication given or prescribed. There’s no doubt this after hours house call doctor service can provide peace of mind for most people and relieves the pressure of
the situation.

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