3 Easy Ways to Book an After Hours GP Home Doctor


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House Call Doctor is so much more than a general medical service. If you are feeling unwell late at night, on a weekend or during a public holiday in Gympie, you deserve to receive the treatment you need to feel better at any day or time. This is why House Call Doctor is here to help, with a medical service that dispatches a doctor to your door when you need it most.

As a thriving regional town in the Wide Bay-Gurnett region and home to the infamous Gympie Muster, Gympie has a growing need for reliable medical services they can trust. House Call Doctors is here to meet Gympie’s demand for quality after hours medical services with qualified GP’s who will arrive at your home or place of residence to treat you when you are ill or injured.

Nothing beats the convenience of an at-home doctor service!

Whether you are a local Gympie resident or if you are in town visiting, there is no need to head to the Gympie Hospital after hours for treatment. Our professional doctors will come to you wherever you are located in Gympie.

There is no need to be out of pocket to receive the treatment you need because our service is also 100% bulk billed if you hold a Medicare or DVA card.

As an Australian owned and managed company, we take pride in offering a local and friendly service paired with quality treatment across Gympie. If you need medical assistance in Gympie after hours, please call us on 13 55 66 and book an appointment with us. Our doctors will help you feel better in no time.

Appointment and Consultation Hours

Our home doctor service is available to residents and visitors alike across Gympie during the following days and times:

Monday to Friday: 6 pm to 8 am

Saturday: From 12 pm Saturday to Sunday

Sunday and Public Holidays: 24 hours

Why Choose House Call Doctor

With so many medical services to choose from, why should you choose house call doctor to treat you after hours? We believe we provide the very best after hours medical service available in Gympie and here is why:

100% Bulk Billed – As long as you hold a Medicare or DVA card, medical treatment will be provided at no cost to you. There will be no sneaky fees or hidden charges to take you by surprise because this service is 100% bulk billed!

Professional Doctors – Our after hours GPs are local Gympie based medical professionals that you know and trust. Every doctor is fully trained and qualified with the experience and expertise needed to provide superior healthcare. As you welcome one of our doctors into your home to treat you, you can always expect them to be professional, courteous and respectful.

A Doctor Who Comes to You – Nothing beats receiving treatment for your ailment from the comfort of your own home. Not only will you receive the medical treatment you need in a familiar and comfortable location, but you also do not need to waste your time and cause unnecessary stress by trying to find a medical clinic that is open after hours.

Avoid Hospital Emergency Departments – When you are ill after hours, often the only place to turn is to the Gympie hospital emergency department to receive treatment. If your condition is non-life threatening, don’t waste the emergency department’s precious time and call House Call Doctor instead.

Keeping You Informed – Our calls team always keep you informed about how long it will take for your doctor to arrive. If the wait time is longer than expected, we will let you know. Our calls team will even call to confirm when your doctor and chaperone have arrived so you can identify them and provide them with access to your home.

GP Correspondence – After administering your treatment, our doctor will send a report to your regular GP advising how your ailment has been treated. That way your regular doctor is fully informed about your condition and is aware of any medication you have received.

Australian Owned and Run – As a wholly Australian owned and managed medical service, we genuinely care about the health of our patients and the quality of the service we provide. We know the high standard our patients expect from us and we always strive to deliver outstanding care and offer the correct diagnosis and treatment to all of our patients.

How to Book an Appointment

Book an appointment with us in no time at all by giving us a call on 13 55 66 or make a booking with us online.

Once a booking is made, one of our professional doctors will be dispatched to your door right away. Our service is available from 4 pm weekdays, 10 am on Saturdays and all day on Sundays and public holidays.

What to Expect When You Book an Appointment with House Call Doctor

Getting a doctor to your door is not as hard as you may think, thanks to our trusted booking and treatment process at House Call Doctor.

After calling us on 13 55 66 during our consultation hours, our professional calls team will advise how long it will take for one of our house call doctors to arrive at your door. All of our doctors are also accompanied by chaperones. You can expect our doctor and chaperone to arrive at your door within 3 hours of your call. Please note that the wait time may be longer if you live in outlying areas or if your call has been made during a peak period.

We consider the most urgent needs patients first and give priority to children and the elderly during the triage process, especially if it is a late night call. Our calls team will also keep you informed while you wait. If your condition deteriorates further and you feel it may be life threatening, please call 000 for emergency assistance.

Once our doctor and chaperone have arrived, you will be treated for your condition which may include issuing medication. Our doctor will only provide enough medication to get you through the night until you are able to obtain a prescription from your GP. This treatment is also provided at no cost to you if you if hold a Medicare or DVA card.

Once you are satisfied with the care you have received, a report advising of your treatment will be sent to your regular GP the following business day.

Locations We Service in Gympie
Our after hours home doctor service is available to all residents across Gympie. Wherever you live in Gympie, we can get a doctor to you.

Whether you are located in Gympie CBD, in the outskirts of town such as Araluen or East Deep Creek or even further afield in Tamaree, Chatsworth or Woondum, you can trust that a doctor will be at your door in no time.

To check if our medical service is available in your area, enter your suburb or postcode into the ‘find out if we service your area’ section at the top of the page, or give us a call on 13 55 66.

What We Can Treat
Our qualified GP’s provide treatment for non-life threatening conditions – classified as category 4 or 5 conditions. The ailments our doctors regularly treat include:

  • General illnesses
  • Colds and the Flu
  • Trauma and severe pain
  • Minor cuts
  • Lacerations that require stitching
  • Animal bites

Our doctors can also provide postoperative care such as catheterisation and care for wounds. Our doctors can also treat patients with long-term conditions who require treatment outside of regular business hours. If you believe your condition is life-threatening, however, please dial 000 instead to receive immediate emergency treatment.

Join the House Call Doctor Team
If you are a doctor seeking after hours work in Gympie, House Call Doctor has positions available to meet the growing demand for after hours doctors in the region. Whether you would like to earn extra income or if you are interested in helping the people of Gympie outside of regular business hours, consider joining our team at House Call Doctor.

Our House Call Doctor team in Gympie has a growing need for quality medical assistance. We accept applications from Australian-trained doctors and international medical graduates with experience working in general practice or state government health departments.

If you are interested in the opportunity to join the House Call Doctor team, visit our hiring page for more information or apply online.