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Only visit the emergency department if it is an emergency

Keep hospital emergency departments free for people that need them most


Helpful Links


If it is an emergency always dial 000

For non-life threatening medical help please use the below list of helpful links to assist you with choosing the right medical care option.

 

Get advice over the phone

13 HEALTH - Health advice over the phone
If you are not sure if you should go to a hospital emergency depatment you can contact 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84) to talk to a registered nurse 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for the cost of a local call. This includes a comprehensive telephone assessment resulting in a recommendation of a time and place of care.

13 MH Call - Mental Health Acess Line
1300 MH CALL is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and will link to the caller’s nearest Queensland Public Mental Health service.

 

Check your symptoms online

Symtom Checker can help you decide what to do next. See www.healthdirect.gov.au/symptom-checker to guide you to the appropriate healthcare action.

 

Need a doctor?

See your regular GP or go to www.healthygc.com.au to find a doctor open in your area.

After Hours GP Services
If you are looking for an after hours GP service on the Gold Coast the HealthyGC online health serives directory can assist.

Home Doctor Services
Call 13 SICK (7425) or visit their website to download their App and request an after hours, bulk billed doctor home visit. Their lines are open 6pm weekdays, 12 noon Saturday, all day Sunday and public Holidays.

House Call Doctor is a Gold Coast after hours GP home doctor service. You can book by calling 13 55 66, book online or download their App.

Call my Doctor
This service is available from 6am to midnight. This is a pay for service at $50 a consultation with no Medicare rebate. By phoning 13 47 11 you will be connected to a Doctor that will consult you and issue Scripts/Doctors Certificate and professional diagnosis to your needs.

Outside of the Gold Coast
If you need a doctor and you are outside of the Gold Coast area the National Health Services Directory can help you find a GP open near you.
 
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