Weeknights – Monday to Friday, 6pm – 6am
Weekends – Saturday 12pm – Monday 6am
Available 24 Hours on Public Holidays
CHRISTMAS / NEW YEARS HOLIDAY OPERATING HOURS
Wednesday 25th December – 24 hrs
Thursday 26th Decemeber – 24 hrs
Friday 27th December – 6pm to 6am the following day
Saturday 28th December – 12 midday to 6am Sunday
Sunday 29th December – 24 hrs
Monday 30th December – 6pm to 6am the following day
Tuesday 31st December – 6pm to 6am the following day
Wednesday 1st January 2020 – 24 hrs
The Christmas & New Year holiday period is a very busy time for us, this may result in a longer wait time. Your patience is highly appreciated & our doctors will do their best to respond in a timely manner. For all emergencies, please attend your closest hospital or dial 000
from Scarborough to Shell Cove
IS it AN EMERGENCY?
or emergency contacts
WHY CHOOSE RADIO Doctor ILLAWARRA?
(providing you have a Medicare Card)
Scarborough to Shell Cove
Follow up reports
with your regular GP (where possible)
From 6pm weeknights and from Sat 12pm midday on weekends
Not for Profit
Member Based Co-op
Prevents unnecessary visits
to the Emergency Department
Radio Doctor Illawarra
Radio Doctor service originated in the Illawarra 1974 after a meeting of six local GPs who were concerned about providing quality after hours care for their patients. The service has grown to include over 280 doctors and now provides after hours health care for patients every night of the year from the Seacliff Bridge (starting at Scarborough) in the north to ShellCove in the south.
RADIO DOCTOR SERVICES
- Our experienced, fully qualified medical practitioners can diagnose, treat you and provide a prescription if necessary for a range of illnesses which can not wait until your own Doctor re-opens.
- You or your loved one’s should not need to suffer over the course of a long night or weekend.
- Your own Doctor will receive a report the next day of our visit to you, so they stay fully informed about your treatment.
- We provide medical services to private or group homes, aged care facilities, student and holiday accommodation.
We are not an emergency service
Radio Doctor are not equipped to deal with medical emergencies. If you or a family member require urgent attention, please call 000 or go to the emergency department of your local hospital.
WE CANNOT PROVIDE S8 DRUGS
WE ARE UNABLE TO TREAT INJURIES
Radio Doctor Illawarra has announced it will cease its after hours, home visit medical services to residents and visitors of the Kiama Municipality on 1 October 2018. The service has operated in the Kiama Municipality since 2014 but the decision has been caused by a...
Read our Patient Information Brochure to find out all about Radio Doctor Illawarra - Not for Profit Cooperative for over 40 Years Click below for a PDF of our brochure, currently found in all member surgeries: Radio Doctor Illawarra Patient Information Brochure...
Watch WIN TV’s story on our service
Watch the video below from WIN TV to find out more about life on the road with the Radio Doctor
HOW LOW CAN YOU GO?
Being sick is no fun.