What do I do if I need a doctor and the medical service is closed?


What do I do if I need a doctor and the medical service is closed?


If it is a medical emergency please dial 000  for an ambulance immediately.

• For after hours home visits,  call 13 7425 (13 SICK). 

Bulk billing is available for Medicare Card holders but conditions do apply—visit the National Home Doctor Website for further information.


• The afterhours GP helpline (1800 022 222) can give you reassurance and practical medical advice.  Calls from landlines are free. Mobile charges may apply.

Operating times are:

        - 6pm to 8am Monday to Saturday

        - 12noon Saturday to 8am Monday and 24 hours on public holidays.


 • After hours care for Macquarie University Students

       – call 1800 CARE MQ (1800 2273 67) for 24/7 service if you are concerned about your health and/or safety (freecall from landlines anywhere in Australia, call rates apply from mobile phones).


 • Medical Centres and Hospitals:

          ◦    Macquarie Shopping Centre Medical Centre: 
Level 2, Shop 45, 197 Herring Road, North Ryde  Phone: 9878 6666.   
Website: www.ipn.com.au 

          ◦    Ryde Hospital (Open 24 hours):
 Denistone Road, Eastwood. Phone: 9874 0199

          ◦    Royal North Shore Hospital (Open 24 hours):
Reserve Road, St Leonards. Phone: 9926 7111

          ◦    Concord Hospital (Open 24 hours): 
Hospital Road, Concord. Phone: 9767 5000

          ◦    Poisons Information Centre (Open 24 hours): Phone: 131 126