After Hours

Home Doctor

MON-FRI: 6PM – 8AM
SAT-SUN: 24 HOUR
IMPORTANT NOTICE: We continue to provide quality home visits to patients in Perth. For your safety we are complying to COVID-19 infection control measures.

After Hours GP Wellard

After Hours Doctor: GP Wellard

What is an After Hours GP

An After Hours GP is a service provided to the community where the patient can access primary medical care outside normal hours of medical centre operations. Our After Hours GPs in Wellard can provide you with effective assessment and treatment for your urgent medical symptoms.

OPENING HOURS

Our Call Centre is Open for Bookings from
6PM on Weekdays,
12Noon on Saturdays, and
All Day on Sundays & Public Holidays.

Note: Priority appointments are given to children and urgent medical conditions. If you are experiencing a life threatening medical emergency, please call 000.

Largest Area Covered in Perth

Our after hours GP home visits are available in all metropolitan suburbs in Perth. We have the largest service coverage, when compared to any other home doctor service in Perth. Below is a list of areas covered by our service.

Armadale Region

• Armadale • Brookdale • Seville Grove
• Byford • Camillo • Kelmscott
• Champion Lakes • Mount Nasura

Belmont Region

• Ascot • Burswood • Carlisle
• Cloverdale • Kewdale • Lathlain
• Redcliffe • Rivervale • Welshpool

Claremont & Nedlands Region

• Crawley • Claremont • Dalkeith
• Mount Claremont • Cottesloe
• Mosman Park • Nedlands
• Peppermint Grove • Subiaco
• Swanbourne

Gosnells Region

• Kenwick • Maddington • Thornlie
• Beckenham • Orange Grove

Maida Vale Region

• Wattle Grove • Forrestfield • Maida Vale • High Wycombe

Morley Region

• Bennet Springs • Caversham • Embleton • Eden Hill • Kiara • Lockridge • Morley

Ocean Reef Region

• Mullaloo • Kallarro • Beldon • Sorrento • Hillarys • Craigie • Heathridge
• Marmion • Watermans Bay

Wanneroo Region

• Hocking • Woodvale • Wangara
• Sinagra • Madeley • Kingsley

Applecross Region

• Attadale • Ardross • Bicton
• Booragoon • Brentwood • Melville
• Mount Pleasant • Myaree

Cannington Region

• Beckenham • East Cannington
• Ferndale • Riverton • Langford
• Lynwood • Parkwood • Queens Park
• Wilson

Ellenbrook Region

• Ellenbrook • Henley Brook • Brabham • Aveley • The Vines • West Swan

Joondalup Region

• Ashby • Banksia Grove • Burns Beach • Connolly • Currambine • Edgewater
• Iluka • Joondalup • Kinross

Manning Region

• Bentley • Como • Karawara • Kensington • Riverton • Rossmoyne • Salter Point • Shelley • South Perth • St James • Victoria Park • Waterford

Mount Lawley Region

• Bayswater • Bedford • Coolbinia
• Dianella • East Perth • Embleton
• Highgate • Inglewood • Joondanna
• Leederville • Maylands • Menora
• Mount Hawthorn • Mount Lawley
• Noranda • North Perth • Northbridge

Subiaco Region

• Wembley Downs • Wembley • Crawley • Daglish • Floreat • Jolimont • Karrakatta • Shenton park • West Leederville

Wellard Region

• Atwell • Aubin Grove • Wandi
• Bertram • Wellard • Orelia • Calista
• Leda

Balcatta Region

• Balga • Carine • Duncraig • Hamersley • Mirrabooka • Nollamara
• Westminster • Warwick • Greenwood • Tuart Hill • Yokine

Canning Vale Region

• Banjup • Canning Vale (All)
• Harrisdale • Huntingdale
• Southern River • Piara Waters
• Treeby • Hammomd Park

Fremantle Region

• Beaconsfield • East Fremantle • North Fremantle • South Fremantle
• Hamilton Hill • O’Connor • Palmyra
• White Gum Valley • Samson
• Spearwood • Coogee

Landsdale Region

• Alexander Heights • Ballajura • Darch • Girrawheen • Koondoola • Malaga
• Marangaroo

Midland Region

• Ashfield • Bellevue • Guildford • Hazelmere • Midvale • Guildford • Middle Swan • South Guildford • Viveash

Murdoch Region

• Bull Creek • Jandakot • Beeliar
• Bibra Lake • South Lake • North lake
• Cockburn Central • Kardinya
• Coolbellup • Success • Yangebup
• Winthrop • Willagee • Samon
• Willetton

Scarborough Region

• Churchlands • City Beach • Doubleview • Glendalough • Gwelup • Herdsman • Innaloo • Karrinyup • Osbourne Park • Scarborough • Trigg • Stirling • Woodlands

Perth City

• Perth Inner City & Surrounding Suburbs

How to Access an After Hours GP in Wellard?

After Hours GP services are available in the Wellard and surrounding areas. If you need medical assistance during the after-hours period, dial 1300 Dr To Me (1300 37 86 63) to speak with our triage team and book an appointment with an after hours GP. Our triage team will estimate the time of visit and provide you with further information regarding the GP home visit.

What can After Hours GPs treat?

Our After Hours GPs can assist you with most acute medical conditions such as respiratory illness, gastric illness, infectious illness, eye related illness, ear associated illness, skin infections, common pain related illness, and/or unexpected injury. Our After Hours GPs are highly experienced, and carry diagnostic and treatment supplies to assist you in the after-hours period.

Benefits of an After Hours GP at Home

After Hours GPs provide medical care at the convenience of your home during the after-hours period when you are unable to access standard medical care. It is often convenient to avoid an unnecessary trip to the Emergency Department when your medical need is not an emergency, and assistance can be provided to you at home. Our GPs can provide you with basic assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. Where applicable, our after hours GPs can even provide starter dose for medicine to get you on the road to recovery from your illness. If your illness is urgent and requires emergency medical assistance, our doctors will provide you with a referral to the nearest Emergency Department and provide handover to ambulatory services (where applicable).

Tell us more

We appreciate feedback and experiences from our patients about how we provide our after hours GP service at home in Wellard. If you would like to provide feedback, please contact our service via telephone on 1300 378 663, 08 9455 2922 or via email admin@homedocwa.com.au
  • Our call centre is open 24/7. You can call us at any time.
  • We book patients from 6:00pm on Weekdays, 12:00noon on Saturdays and all day on Sundays/Public Holidays
  • We are an after-hours GP service.
  • Our doctors begin patient visits from 6:00pm on Weekdays, 12:00am on Saturdays and all day on Sundays/Public Holidays.
  • At the time of your booking, you will be given a 2 hour timeframe for the after hours doctor’s expected home visit.
  • Our appointments scheduling is based on a number of factors;
    • Doctor’s availability in the Wellard area.
    • Urgent, Priority & Triage criteria for patients.
  • We give Priority booking for children, and urgent medical conditions.

Our after hours home doctors provide medical care to patients requiring urgent medical care for non-life-threatening medical conditions. If you or your loved ones are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 000 immediately.

It is important to monitor patient’s health condition and symptoms while you are waiting for a doctor’s home visit. If a patient’s condition changes, please call 1300 Dr To Me (1300 37 86 63) to discuss this with our triage team. We may advise the patient to go to hospital or call triple zero for an Ambulance.

  • Our after hours GPs are equipped to provide medical treatment of common ailments.
  • Illnesses commonly treated by our doctors include, but are not limited to, acute respiratory illness, acute gastric illness, falls or physical injury, eye related illness, elderly ailments, migraines, headaches & vertigo, skin infections & rashes, asthma, ear aches & associated illnesses.
  • Our doctors carry medications on-hand that they can provide to you free of cost at the doctor’s discretion.
  • We can not provide services that require follow-up such as GP Mental Health Plans, Chronic Care Plans, Health Assessments, Pap Smears, Childhood Immunisations etc.

All our services are bulk-billed if you have a Valid Medicare or DVA Card.

  • For those who do not have a medicare card, there is a private fee of $140.00 for home doctor visits before 11PM, and $160 for visits after 11PM.
  • Overseas students who have overseas student health cover (OSHC), and overseas visitors health cover (OVHC) with Allianz, NIB, Medibank Private or Bupa, will be required to pay privately upon booking. We can provide a receipt for the doctor’s home visit, which you can lodge with your insurer for a refund.

When you speak to our triage team, please discuss with them the symptoms and condition of the patient. This will allow us to determine best option of care for the patient. We also require the following information for all appointments

  • Full Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Telephone Contact
  • Visiting Address
  • Medicare or DVA Card Details
  • Regular GP Clinic

We employ quality local doctors to deliver best of medical care to you and your loved ones. Our clinical workforce comprises of doctors working as General Practitioners (GP), GP Registrars, GP Trainees, Senior Trainee Registrars, Resident Medical Officers.
All our doctors are registered and recognised as medical practitioners under the Approved Medical Deputising Services (AMDS) program, by the Department of Health.

All our after hours doctors are registered with the Medical Board of Australia, & have an ongoing registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA). Furthermore, our doctors also go through initial skills and experience assessment within our organisation and through the Department of Health & Medicare before they are deemed suitable to visit you at home.

All our doctors have substantial experience in;

  • Paediatrics
  • Geriatrics/Palliative Care
  • Emergency and Intensive Care
  • General Surgery
  • General Medical Practice
  • We are fully accredited to the latest standards of medical care by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) through GPA Accreditation Plus.

1300 Dr To Me currently provides home visiting services in Perth metropolitan area covering all suburbs between Joondalup and Kwinana. In the Wellard region, we cover all suburbs as per the list below;

• Atwell
• Aubin Grove
• Wandi 
• Bertram
• Wellard
• Orelia
• Calista
• Leda

For more information about our service coverage, please visit our Service Area section.

Booking An Appointment with
an After Hours GP in Wellard

Call Us

Call us on 1300 DR TO ME (1300 37 86 63) and speak to our friendly staff.

Visit Time-Frame

We will advise you of the doctor's visiting time-frame (this is usually within 2 hours from the time of call). Our doctor will call you before arriving.

Fully Bulk-Billed

No call-out fee if you have a valid Medicare or DVA card (appointment will be bulk-billed). If you do not have Medicare or DVA, please contact our staff on 1300 37 86 63.

Doctor's Visit

Our doctor will complete medical examination and provide medical treatment & medications where appropriate. We can also provide you with a free overnight supply of basic medications.

Pricing Policy

Our home doctor visiting services are completely Bulk-Billed, for patients with valid Medicare or DVA Card . If you do not have a valid Medicare or DVA card, then the following charges apply;

BULK-BILLED VISITS for Medicare or DVA Card Holders
NO Medicare or DVA: Private fee applies. Call us for further details.

NOTE: Your private fee may attract a rebate from your private health insurance. For further details on this, please contact your private health insurance.

Your Privacy

We act in accordance to RACGP Standards and the Privacy Act 1988 to secure patient health information. We endeavour to forward all medical information for our patients to their regular GPs within 24 hours of consultation (working day timeframe).

We keep all patient health information on a secured database for future access. Your health information is not released to third-party without your consent. If you would like some more information on patient privacy, please contact us via email on admin@homedocwa.com.au.