There is more than one place to go when you need medical attention after dark. The following 3 options will help you decide which relates best to your situation.
Seek medical advice when:
There are a number of 24 hour phone services for a range of needs:
Seek urgent medical attention when your illness or injury can’t wait until the morning, but it isn’t an emergency.
First consider calling your usual doctor to find out if they offer an after hours service. Most clinics will have a message on their answering machine to advise of their after hours arrangements.
Doctors are available to come and treat you and your family at home every night, weekends and public holidays if you live in the Wollongong, Shellharbour or Kiama Local Government Areas
The service accept calls one hour before operating hours and also bulk bills.
Some examples when you might visit an after hours clinic include:
Seek emergency care for severe symptoms which require immediate attentions such as: