Weeknights – Monday to Friday, 6pm – 6am
Weekends – Saturday 12pm – Monday 6am
Available 24 Hours on Public Holidays
Due to the Coronavirus outbreak it 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 dial 000 or for COVID-19 queries please contact the National Coronavirus information and Triage Line 1800 020 080.
Servicing the Illawarra Region
from Scarborough to Shell Cove
IS it AN EMERGENCY?
See a full list of our services
or emergency contacts
If you have symptoms (fever, cough, sore throat, tiredness and/or shortness of breath) or have had contact with a person diagnosed with or suspected of having COVID-19 within the past 14 days then you must let our Call Centre staff know. See our blog below for more details. For facts about the novel Corona virus (COVID-19) click on the button below
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
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...
View it at: http://waywardfilms.com.au/project/radio-doctor-illawarra-tvc/ We're very proud of the guys at Wayward for the job they have done in telling our story of servicing so many families across the region for over 40 years, something that was born out of a small...
More than 20,000 people from across the Kiama LGA will be able to access the Radio Doctor Illawarra after hours home doctor service, thanks to funding from Illawarra-Shoalhaven Medicare Local, announced today. The service, which operates from Scarborough in the...
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.