Out of Hours and Emergency Contact Numbers
If you require medical assistance outside of surgery hours please use the following options:
Out of Hours GP Service Dial: 1300 130 147
The GP Access gives you access to a GP when our surgeries are closed, typically evenings, weekends and during public holidays. We have formal agreements with GP Access to provide you the after hours care. Our GPs are on rosters at GP Access.
GP Access After Hours
1300 130 147 is open to take your call from:
Monday to Friday: 5:30pm – 8am the next day
Saturday: 12pm through to Monday 8am
Public Holidays – 24 hours
Call 1300 130 147 for phone medical advice and for an appointment during our clinic operating hours.
GP Access Clinics are located at Maitland Hospital, John Hunter Hospital, Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital, Belmont Hospital and Toronto Polyclinic.
Medical Emergency Dial: 000
You should call ’000’ for an ambulance when it is obvious that you or another person is seriously ill and in need of immediate emergency medical care.
Here are some examples of situations when you should dial 000 immediately:
- Chest pain
- Difficulty in breathing
- Loss of consciousness
- Severe loss of blood
- Severe burns and scalds
- Severe allergic reaction
- Head injury