House Call Doctor practitioners are highly trained and qualified and can treat a wide variety of illnesses and ailments in the comfort of the patient's home after-hours, even on weekends and public holidays.
Common conditions treated by after-hours doctors include general illnesses; colds, flu and similar conditions; cuts and minor lacerations; severe pain; cases that require stitching and animal bites.
This service is designed to take a load off the already busy emergency departments in hospitals by treating patients with non-life threatening conditions in their own homes.
In most cases, the doctor and their chaperone will arrive at a patient's home within 3 hours of a call. As part of the service, free medication will be provided to the patient to relieve pain and symptoms overnight and a report will be sent to their regular GP the next day, noting their condition and the treatment they were given.
Please note House Call Doctor only treat category 4 or 5 conditions, which are conditions and ailments that are classified as non-life threatening and non-emergency. If you require assistance for an emergency situation, please dial 000 for immediate medical assistance.
For more information on House Call Doctor and to make a booking, please visit housecalldoctor.com.au