3 Easy Ways to Book an After Hours GP Home Doctor


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House Call Doctor cares for Queenslanders in more locations than any other home doctor service. With experienced and friendly doctors offering Bulk Billed medical treatment in the comfort of your own home, turn to House Call Doctor to receive the care you need after hours.

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House Call Doctor is an after hours GP service that’s redefining the home doctor service in Queensland

With our service, not only will you receive treatment when your regular GP clinic or doctor is closed, but you’ll also be treated by one of our doctors in the comfort of your own home. Just like the old days, we are bringing the traditional “House Call” back.

We’re wholly Queensland-owned and managed, providing medical services right throughout Queensland’s major cities and regional hubs. In fact, we now care for Queenslanders in more locations than any other after hours service. We also bulk bill for all Medicare and DVA card holders, which means no out of pocket expenses for the patient. When it comes to a professional and reliable after hours GP service in Queensland, look no further than House Call Doctor, your trusted choice in after hours GP home care.

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Australian radio and television legend, John Burgess, is proud to say he puts his trust in House Call Doctor – so much so, he’s become the company’s official ambassador. Old-fashioned service and old-fashioned values are important to John Burgess and that’s what he says he sees in the service provided by House Call Doctor.

How It Works?

Getting treatment and medical assistance with House Call Doctor is fast, simple, and easy. Here’s how our service works.

1. Call or Book Online or on App
2. Doctor Dispatched to You
3. See Doctor
4. Take Medication
5. Details Sent to Your Regular GP
6. Feel Better

1. Call or Book Online or on App

There are 3 easy ways to book a House Call Doctor simply by calling 13 55 66, booking online or through our free app. One of our consultants will confirm your booking and a Doctor will be dispatched during our hours of operation.

2. Doctor Dispatched to You

House Call Doctors are accompanied by a chaperone who are there to drive the Doctor to appointments and assist where necessary. The chaperone will call ahead to provide you with an estimated time of arrival and keep you up to date with any changes.

3. See Doctor

Usually withing 2 hours, a Doctor and chaperone will arrive at your home, assess your complaint, make a diagnosis and provide medication and, or a prescription if required, all in the comfort of your own home. All appointments are bulk billed for Medicare and DVA card holders.

4. Take Medication

The Doctor will provide you with enough medication to get you through until your pharmacy is open. They may also provide you with a prescription where required. All medication provided during your appointment is free of charge to all patients.

5. Details Sent to Your Regular GP

After treatment, our doctor will send a report to your regular GP the next business day to give an update on your condition and treatment provided. This allows your regular Doctor to continue or adjust their treatment as necessary whilst also serving as a record of your medical history.

6. Feel Better

After being treated by one of our House Call doctors, you can relax. Make sure you follow our doctor’s instructions for recovery and download our app or save our number so you can always feel better sooner.

At House Call Doctor, our patients are our priority

Our doctors work hard 365 days a year right across the state in a caring and compassionate manner, treating children, adults and the elderly both at home and in aged care facilities. Why suffer any longer? Why wait in the emergency department or till your regular GP opens? Call House Call Doctor now and start feeling better sooner.

Our doctors are highly trained medical professionals who specialise in after hours medicine and home treatments. By treating patients in their homes, we’re able to take the load off busy emergency departments and hospitals, helping to save the government in order of $400 per patient.

After treating you in your home, our home doctors will then send a report to your regular GP the next business day. This report will contain details of your condition and the treatment you’ve been given. That way, your treatment can be continued or modified by your regular GP if necessary. And because we care, we’ll also provide enough medication to get you through the night at no cost to you.

House Call Doctor is accredited by the Federal Department of Health under the AMDS program, so you can be sure that our practice is recognised as a professional medical deputising service.

At House Call Doctor, we don’t just treat illnesses and ailments – we treat people. It is important to us to ensure that we provide a fast, efficient and high quality service to all patients. Just like in the early days of medicine when doctors routinely saw patients in the comfort of their own home, House Call Doctor’s practitioners are returning this service to the people of Queensland.

Our doctors can treat a wide variety of conditions and ailments that are non-emergency issues. In general, our practitioners deal with category 4 or 5 medical conditions, which are classified as non-life threatening. The following are some of the conditions and ailments that our clients commonly use our service for:

  • Cold and flu symptoms
  • Asthma
  • Migraines and headaches
  • Sprains, neck and back pain
  • Minor lacerations and trauma
  • Rashes and infections
  • UTIs
  • Gastro
  • Post-operative care – includes catheterisation, wound care, etc.

Please keep in mind that these are just some of the many things that our doctors can treat for you at your home. As long as your condition isn’t an emergency or directly life-threatening, then we’ll most likely be able to treat you and help you recover. Simply call 13 55 66 to find out how we can help.

Our Service Hours

House Call Doctor can treat you in your home during the following hours:

Weekdays (Monday to Friday): 6 PM to 8 AM the next day

Weekends: Starting Saturday noon and 24 hours on Sunday

Our service is also available all day on public holidays.

Do you bulk bill?

Yes! House Call Doctor is 100% bulk billed for all Medicare or DVA card holders.

Can we call you for emergencies?

No. We can only treat non-emergency and non-life threatening illnesses and conditions. If you’re in an emergency situation, and you need assistance as soon as possible, then please call 000 (Australia’s emergency call service).

What hours can I get treatment on?

As an after hours home doctor service, we only provide our medical services outside of typical hospital or GP office hours. On weekdays, our service starts at 6 PM and ends on 8 AM the following day. On weekends, you can schedule an appointment from Saturday noon and 24 hours on Sunday.

Which locations do you service?

We currently service Brisbane, Ipswich, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Bundaberg, Cairns, Gladstone, Hervey Bay, Maryborough, Toowoomba, Townsville, Rockhampton, and surrounding areas. We’re working on expanding our services to Mackay and other locations very soon.

How do I book a house call?

Simply call 13 55 66 to schedule an appointment with one of our doctors. You can also book an appointment online through our website or download our free app.


Request an Appointment Now

Want to book an after hours doctor in your home? Just call 13 55 66 so we can make a booking for you. You can also book online through our website or through our app for fast and easy bookings.

If you’re after a trusted and reliable after hours GP in Queensland, then House Call Doctor is exactly what you’re looking for.

Why Use House Call Doctor?

There are many reasons why after hours doctors are great, but the following are why House Call Doctor should be your top choice for this service:

Open When Your GP is Closed

Our service makes getting treatment after hours, or when your regular doctor is closed, easier and faster. At House Call Doctor, our doctors come to you after hours. This means no waiting in a hospital emergency department and no time wasted getting to and from the hospital because your regular doctor is closed.

Comfort in Your Own Home

No other place can put you more at ease and make you feel more comfortable than your own home. This is one of the main reasons why our patients love when our doctors come to treat them after hours. They rest easy and can relax while waiting for the doctor, which can make recovery faster and more effective.

Fast Response Times

Many of our patients have expressed their appreciation for our fast response times in arriving to their homes. Although we can’t guarantee an exact response time, we’ll always get to you as fast as we can – normally within 2 hours of your call. We’ll also give you updates regarding our estimated time of arrival should any changes occur.

Highly Trained Doctors

All our doctors are highly qualified and registered medical practitioners training in after hours care, ensuring you get the treatment and assistance you need. Our service is accredited by the Federal Department of Health, which recognises us as a qualified medical deputising service.

Free Medication

Whenever one of our doctors comes in to treat you, you’ll get the medication you need to last you through the night at no cost. This is part of our service to make sure that you recover as fast as possible or at least stay on a treatment path until you can see your regular GP so you can feel better sooner.

Correspondence with Your GP

After treating you in your home, our doctor will send a report to your regular GP the next business day. This ensures that your doctor will have an idea of what your current condition is and what treatment and medication (if any) were administered. This report allows your GP to continue or adjust your treatment as necessary.

Works all Hours of the Night

As a leading after hours GP home doctor service, House Call Doctor is committed to providing you the service you need at all hours of the night, on weekends and public holidays. Our service is available from 6 PM until 8 AM on weekdays, from noon Saturdays and 24 hours on Sundays and public holidays.

Our Service is Bulk Billed

Our service is bulk billed for all Medicare and DVA card holders. We also accept ALLIANZ, BUPA, NIB & MEDIBANK insurances for overseas students. Our service is also available for a fee if non of the above are apply.

Expanding to other suburbs

Based in Toowong in Brisbane, House Call Doctor is driven to become Queensland’s most convenient and reliable after hours GP service. Our service is currently available in Brisbane, the Gold Coast, the Sunshine Coast, the Wide Bay (including Hervey Bay,Bundaberg, and Maryborough), Toowoomba, Rockhampton, GladstoneTownsville and Cairns.

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