Do you or your family know where to access medical care when your doctor is closed?
You can use the HealthDirect website to find a local medical centre open near you.
If you live in South Western Sydney, you can access After Hours GP services.
The After Hours GP service is non-emergency medical care available when your regular doctor (GP) is closed, such as late at night or on weekends.
After hours periods are:
- before 8am or after 6 pm on weekdays
- before 8am or after 12 noon on Saturdays, and
- all day on Sundays and public holidays
NEW My Emergency Doctor
My Emergency Doctor provides after hours access to emergency specialist doctors for diagnosis and treatment of urgent, non-emergency medical conditions via telephone or video.
After hours consultations are available at no cost: Monday to Friday, 6pm to 8am; Saturday, 12pm to 8am; Sunday and Public Holidays, 24 hours.
To access the service, call the hotline on 1800 123 633 or download the ‘My Emergency Dr’ app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Patients should enter their postcode when the app prompts for a ‘PARTNER CODE’. A full list of eligible postcodes is available on the My Emergency Doctor website, covering the following LGAs: Bankstown, Camden, Campbelltown, Fairfield, Liverpool, Wingecarribee and Wollondilly.
Visit the My Emergency Doctor website to find more information.
If you live in South Western Sydney region, and you are sick, injured or need non-urgent medical care you should:
|Contact your regular GP||Check if your regular GP is open or have after hours arrangements in place||Your local GP might have extended work hours during the holidays|
|Use the ‘Find a health service’ section to check local practices are open near you.
For after hours select ‘general practice’ then ‘refine’ and scroll to select ‘open now’ and bulk billing
|Find a health service using the search tool on the right, alternatively click here|
|Call the GP Helpline||Get medical advice and support||1800 022 222|
|Use one of the available
Home GP Services below:
|Areas covered vary. Fees may apply. Check when calling|
||Doctor Doctor||13 26 60|
||National Home Doctor Service (13SICK)||13 74 25|
||Sydney Medical Services||1300 466 347|
For more information about After Hours services, watch the After Hours Services in SWS video.
If you are not sure, you can call the After Hours GP helpline on 1800 022 222.
After hours medical care in Southern Highlands
Southern Highlands GP After Hours Service is located at 21 St Jude St, Bowral
Call 4861 6433 for after hours times. Bulk Billing available. No appointments necessary.
Find out more at: Southern Highlands GP After Hours Service website
After hours, if you are sick, injured or need non-emergency medical care you should
- First, contact your regular GP to check if they are open or have after hours arrangements in place.
- Otherwise, download the Healthdirect app and use the ‘Find a health service’ section to check which local practices are open near you.
- If these options are not readily available to you, contact My Emergency Doctor. Call the hotline on 1800 123 633 or download the ‘My Emergency Dr’ app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
If your condition is life threatening, visit your local emergency department or call 000.
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