Looking for a doctor who bulk bills in the Cessnock area? Dial A Home Doctor is 100% bulk billed, meaning that any patient with a Medicare card incurs no fees for using the convenient in-home medical service.
Dial A Home Doctor offers a much needed service for patients in need of medical services who don’t have access to a conventional medical practice. We believe in a progressive model of providing quality health care that brings the highest level of professionalism straight to your home.
We can provide care when others cannot: late nights, early mornings, weekends and public holidays. DAHD is also a qualified Medical deputising service, meaning that our doctors are qualified to deal with medical emergencies and ambulance dispatching.
Dial-A-Doctor services are generally for trauma categories under Four or Five – this can range from applying daily treatments to general pain and illness right through to attending to stitches and wounds. Other examples of services include palliative care, catheterisation, incident reports, PEG tube maintenance, verification of death and hospital arrangement.
APPOINTMENT AND CONSULTING HOURS
Our Hours of operation are:
– Monday – Friday: 6pm to 8am (we can arrange your appointment from 4pm)
– Saturday: from 12pm (call centre opens 10am)
– Sunday & public holidays: 24 hours (call centre open 24 hours)
Appointments are arranged via our trained call centre staff who will also provide any information required about how our service operates. Dispatches during peak hours are prioritised similar to how a hospital operates, but our goal is for a doctor to arrive to see you within 2 hours of your call.
When a doctor is dispatched, patients are encouraged to stay in contact with our call centre service in order to provide updates and comfort, and at no point should you ever hesitate to call. After the doctor sees you, your diagnosis and details of your visit can then be sent to your regular GP or specialist. Privacy is of ultimate concern to us and we will protect your personal information with the utmost protection.