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House Call Doctor is a home visiting doctor's 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 home doctor in Brisbane and other parts of Queensland, look no further than House Call Doctor, your trusted choice in after hours GP home care.Learn More
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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
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
Our home 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 within 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 home visiting 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 us 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 visiting 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, our 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
- Migraines and headaches
- Sprains, neck and back pain
- Minor lacerations and trauma
- Rashes and infections
- 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?
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 home doctor in Brisbane and 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 Queensland and Brisbane home 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.
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 in Brisbane and Gold Coast, 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 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 Spring Hill Brisbane, House Call Doctor is driven to become Queensland’s most reliable home doctor service. We service a variety of towns so if you live in Gympie for example you can visit our home doctor gympie page. Our service is currently available in Brisbane(including Logan, Redland and Forest Lake), the Gold Coast (including Nerang), the Wide Bay (including Hervey Bay, Bundaberg, and Maryborough), Toowoomba, Rockhampton, Gladstone, Townsville, Mackay, Cairns , Sunshine Coast and Tweed Heads.