After hours, when the surgery is closed and you need to contact a doctor, please see the list of available services below and in the CONTACTS section.
After hours home visits are NO LONGER AVAILABLE from GP's in this clinic except by special arrangement with your usual GP.
If you live east of Linden please ring 13SICK (137425) for a bulk-billed (if eligible) home visit from National Home Doctor Service.
The After Hours GP Helpline: 1800 022 222 can be contacted when the surgery is closed and a doctor is not available. Your call will be answered by a registered nurse who will assess your condition and provide you with health information and assistance. If necessary, the nurse will transfer you to a GP on the telephone who will talk with you, assess your condition, make a diagnosis and provide further medical advice. This service is available when GP's are usually closed: from Mon-Fri 6pm-8am, from 6pm Friday-8am Saturday, from 12pm Saturday-8am Monday and 24hrs on public holidays.
For more information visit: www.healthdirect.org.au/gphelpline
PLEASE NOTE: If your call is an emergency, you should call 000. If you call the helpline and it's an emergency, you will be immediately transferred to 000 with the nurse or GP staying on the line.
The PENRITH AFTER HOURS GP CLINIC is open:
Sunday/Public Holidays 3pm-midnight
It is located in the Nepean Village Shopping Centre (Coles & Kmart Centre)
Cnr Station & Woodriff St. Penrith NSW
Please phone 4789 0229 for an appointment during the clinic's operating hours.