National Home Doctor Service

Service Description

Australia's largest network of home visiting doctors. They treat patients with acute, episodic conditions on weeknights, weekends and public holidays. Bulk billing for all patients with a Medicare or GOLD DVA card. Medications may be provided by doctors in order to start immediate treatment. A clinical report is sent to the patient's GP the next day, ensuring continuity of care. The service is for frail, aged, infants, children, those with disabilities or in aged care facilities.

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri: 6pm-8am
Sat: 10am-8pm
Sun & Public Holidays 24 hr

Accessibility

Referral System

Self referral ok-only for after hours service when regular GP is unavailable

Service Fees

Bulk Billed

Organisational Information

Area Served

National

Parent Organisation

24-7 Healthcare

Other Information

Volunteering Opportunities

No

Last Updated: 21 October 2022