3 Easy Ways to Book an After Hours GP Home Doctor


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House Call Doctor is available after hours in Townsville. Use the postcode finder to check that we service your suburb and have one of our home doctors visit you in the comfort of your own home and feel better sooner.

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House Call Doctor Townsville

Townsville is a vital hub in regional Queensland that deserves to have access to quality after hours GP services. The residents of Townsville will be happy to know that House Call Doctor is here to provide an after hours doctor service in the comfort of your own home and the service is bulk billed. If you are visiting or living in Townsville and you have been inflicted with a non-life threatening illness or injury, call us on 13 55 66 and we will get a home doctor to you quickly to give you the treatment you need.

We are proud to be a trusted after hour’s home doctor service that’s not only helping patients across Townsville, but also reducing the strain on the emergency department at the Townsville hospital so they have more time to treat patients with life-threatening conditions. House Call Doctor also operates across the state with after hours Doctors on call in more Queensland locations than any other home medical service.

So next time you fall ill after hours, don’t rush to the emergency department at Townsville Hospital. Pick up the phone and call House Call Doctor for a 100% Australian owned and managed medical service providing medical treatment in the comfort of your own home. As long as you have a Medicare or DVA card, the medical service we provide is bulk billed. To organise a house call in Townsville, give us a call during the below consultation hours to book an appointment.

After Hours Doctor Appointment and Consulting

Our after hours doctors are available during the following hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 6pm to 8am (Bookings from 4pm)
  • Saturday, from 12pm through to Sunday (Bookings from 10am)
  • Sunday all day and Public holidays, 24 hours 

Why Choose House Call Doctor – Townsville

At House Call Doctor, not only are our Townsville doctors qualified and highly trained, but they will also get you feeling better sooner at no hassle or cost to you thanks to the after hours service provided. Our aim is to provide the residents of Townsville with a leading home doctor service that delivers the best clinical outcomes and a positive patient experience. We have high professional standards and the consultation our doctors provide is always of the highest quality.

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Why Choose House Call Doctor – Townsville

At House Call Doctor, not only are our Townsville doctors qualified and highly trained, but they will also get you feeling better sooner at no hassle or cost to you thanks to the after hours service provided. Our aim is to provide the residents of Townsville with a leading home doctor service that delivers the best clinical outcomes and a positive patient experience. We have high professional standards and the consultation our doctors provide is always of the highest quality.

Why You May Need to Access After Hours Doctors

You never know when an illness could strike or if you get hurt and require medical assistance. If the worst were to occur at night, on a weekend or on a public holiday, you can have peace of mind knowing that medical assistance is only a phone call away with House Call Doctor. If you have a non-life-threatening illness or injury that is not severe enough to attend the Townsville Hospital emergency department but your regular clinic is closed, House Call Doctor is the answer.

Doctors You Can Trust

Be greeted with a friendly smile when one of our doctors arrives at your door to provide you with much needed medical treatment when you are feeling your worst. Our doctors are based in Townsville with full qualifications, training and experience. Our medical deputising service is also accredited by the Federal Department of Health under the AMDS program. When you choose House Call Doctor, you can trust a home doctor will visit you when you need it most.

The Types of Conditions Our After Hours GP’s Treat

We treat category 4 or 5 conditions which are classed as non-life threatening.

The types of conditions our doctors can provide treatment for include:

  • Cold and Flu Symptoms
  • Trauma that may require stitches
  • General Illness
  • Minor Lacerations
  • Animal Bites
  • Severe Pain

Our doctors are also able to provide postoperative care as well as offer treatment for wounds and perform catheterisation.

So what is so great about our after hours GP service? This home doctor service draws from the quality medical care provided back in the good old days. Find out how our after hours doctor service will benefit you and give you the medical attention you need wherever you are in Townsville.

Bulk Billed

No need to be out of pocket for the home doctor service we provide. If you have a Medicare or DVA card on hand, your treatment will be bulk billed!

The Comfort of Your Own Home

Remain at home where it is safe, comfortable and familiar and allow our doctors to visit you and get you the right treatment after hours.

Avoid Hospital Waiting Rooms

Our services play a vital role in reducing the strain and waiting times for the Townsville Hospital emergency department. This is because anyone who requires medical attention after hours for a non-life threatening condition can now call us at House Call Doctor. Sick patients can now avoid wasting time and risking their health by being surrounded by other sick people while waiting to be treated.

Service You Can Trust

No need to drive around looking for a clinic that is open or head to the Townsville Hospital. Take the hassle out of feeling better when you wait at home for treatment to come to you with one of Queensland’s most trusted home doctor services.

Quick Medical Assistance

You can trust that our doctors will arrive at your door within three hours of your call in most cases. Our call centre or doctor will also keep you updated on when you can expect the Doctor to arrive.

It is so easy to book an appointment in Townsville with House Call Doctor.

To get a doctor to your door, give us a call on 13 55 66 within our consultation hours to make a booking. Our professional calls team will pass your information to the doctor who will be dispatched with a chaperone within 3 hours of your call. If your call is during a peak period, the wait time may be a little longer however 90% of our patients will be attended to within the 3-hour timeframe.

You will also stay informed during the wait time with our calls team, doctor or chaperone updating you on when you can expect the doctor to arrive. Our calls team will also give you a call to confirm when the doctor has arrived at your residence.

We also give priority to urgent needs patients which includes small children and the elderly. If your condition worsens, make sure you update us on your condition. If your condition becomes life-threatening, call emergency services on 000 for an ambulance to attend to you urgently.

Once the doctor and chaperone has arrived, your doctor will provide treatment for your condition, including issuing medication to sustain you until a prescription can be obtained. After our doctor has taken the best steps possible to help you feel better, they will send a treatment report to your regular GP on the following business day.

Are you a doctor looking for after hours employment in Townsville? Join the House Call Doctor team in Townsville today! We are always recruiting full time and part time doctors who wish to work after hours shifts in Townsville.

There is a growing need for this home doctor service in Townsville, and we need more doctors to keep up with the increasing demand. We have opportunities available for doctors that are Australian trained as well as International Medical Graduates. Whether you work in General Practice or in a State Government Health Department, we would be glad to have you on board.

Need more information? Click here to for full details on what you can expect when you decide to work with House Call Doctor. If you are a qualified GP in Townsville and you are interested in this employment opportunity, please apply here to enquire about joining our growing team.

Contact Us for More Information or to Book an Appointment

Don’t put up with the hurt and pain any longer with our after hours GP’s available in Townsville to treat you. Our doctors will come to you outside of business hours and on weekends and public holidays to get you feeling better sooner.

To book our home doctor service call 13 55 66. If you require more information, visit our Contact page to send an enquiry. We also suggest that you request a fridge magnet so you always have our contact details at hand when you need it.

So don’t delay, if you are feeling ill after hours in Townsville, call House Call Doctor today!