After Hours Services

In the event of an Emergency, please call 000.

After hours, when the surgery is closed and you need to contact a doctor, please see the available services below:

After Hours Home Visits - National Home Doctor Service

Lower Mountains (Penrith – Linden)

PH: 13SICK (137425) from 4pm

https://homedoctor.com.au/

Penrith After Hours GP Clinic

Nepean Village – Kmart & Coles Centre Cnr Station St and Woodriff St Penrith)

PH: 4789 0229

https://www.penrithafterhoursdoctors.com/

Hours:
Mon-Fri 6pm-Midnight
Sat 3pm-Midnight
Sun/Public Holidays 3pm-Midnight

After Hours GP helpline

HELPLINE (available 24hrs day) when your GP is closed
PH: 1800 022 222

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.

Please note: If your call is an emergency, you should call 000. If you call the helpline and it is an emergency, you will be immediately transferred to 000 with the nurse or GP staying on the line.

For more information visit: www.healthdirect.org.au/gphelpline

Nepean Public Hospital

Derby st, Kingswood

PH: (02) 4734 2000

Blue Mountains Public Hospital

3 Woodlands Rd, Katoomba

PH: (02) 4784 6500

Private Acute Care

WISE Medical – 10am-10pm 7 days/week. Telehealth available.
Private walk in specialist emergency clinic for acute non life threatening injuries or illness.
17 Khartoum Rd, Macquarie Park
02 9216 7676

Mental Health Acute Access

Penrith Blue Mountains 24-hour Mental Health telephone access service 1800 011 511.

Lifeline 13 11 14 (24 hours)

Poisons Information Service

13 11 26 (24 hours)

Call back service for regular patients of Lawson Medical Practice

If you are a regular patient of Lawson Medical Practice and need to speak urgently with a doctor from our practice outside of normal hours please call 4759 1111.