Emergency alternatives

Sick or injured after hours?

If it is urgent or life threatening, please call 000 or visit the emergency department at your local hospital.

If it is not urgent, there are other options than making a trip to a hospital emergency department.

For other options visit the emergency alternatives to hospital website.

Mental health emergency?

If it is regarding your mental health, you can access mental health services (acute care teams) in the metro north Brisbane hospital and health service, 24 hours by calling:

1300MHCALL or 1300 642 255 and a qualified mental health professional will assist you.

If a GP can help, House Call Doctor offers 100% Bulk Billed, in-home GP visits to Medicare or DVA card holders.

Doctors operate after-hours:

Mon - Fri:  From 6.00pm

Sat:  From 12.00noon

Sun & public holidays:  24 hours

House call Doctors can be particularly useful in medical situations that do not warrant an Emergency response, but cannot wait until normal clinic hours. These doctors also carry a kit of commonly-prescribed medications and antibiotics. House Call Doctors are experienced in treating a wide range of patients, including those living with mental health challenges.They service most parts of Queensland, with specific locations available via the website. Visit www.housecalldoctor.com.au, download the free App, or phone 13 55 66 for more information.