Doctor on Duty service now available

Linda News, Uncategorized

If you need a doctor after hours you can now call a new mobile GP service Doctor on Duty to arrange for a doctor to come to your home.

The Doctor on Duty will provide diagnosis and, where appropriate, treatment and medication during the out-of-hours periods when Carlyle Street Medical Centre is closed.

Doctor on Duty is the leading provider of in-home after hours medical care in the Byron Bay, Ballina and Lismore region.

For continuity of patient care, the Doctor on Duty will provide clinical consultation notes to your nominated doctor at Carlyle Street Medical Centre before the next business day. They will also ensure that a copy of the results of any pathology or radiology tests are provided to your doctor to make sure that they are fully informed.

Hours of Operation
The Doctor on Duty booking lines are open:
Monday to Friday – from 4pm
Saturday – from 10am
Sunday and Public Holidays – All day.

Bulk Billing
Calls booked before midnight are bulk-billed for all holders of a Medicare or Veterans Affairs card.

Contact
1300 CALL GP
1300 2255 47

It is important to note that if you have an emergency, it is best to dial 000 instead of waiting for a Doctor On Duty doctor to visit you at home. For more information please visit doctoronduty.com.au