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Medical help at any time in Mackay

We offer efficient, timely, quality care 365 days a year, open all public holidays, weekends and every night of the year.

Mater Private After Hours GP Service is not intended to be a substitute for your own general practitioner.

With your permission, a record of your visit plus all test results and investigations will be sent to your usual GP the next
working day.

Easy to find

Mater Private After Hours Services is conveniently located in the main entrance of Mater Hospital at 76 Willetts Road, North Mackay.

Adequate parking is available on site. Wheelchair access is also available and wheelchairs can be provided on request.

Minor trauma, suturing, fractures and any GP injury will be treated on site, with on-site radiology and pathology services also available.

Worker’s compensation cases and industrial medical problems
are welcome. 

Medical specialists rosters and back up services are on call to GPs and available for all patients. Services are provided by GPs from Mackay practices with a preference for accredited practices.

This service is a co-operative run by local general practitioners with high ethical standards of care and commitment to after hours care for all patients.

Reduced waiting times

Consultations at Mater Private After Hours Services are triaged and patients are seen in order of urgency.

An appointment is not necessary, however please be aware that there may be a delay in being seen by a GP if you condition is not urgent.

During busy periods, a second on-call doctor is available to reduce unnecessary waiting times. Registered nurses assist the GP and staff at the service and advice is available from on-call specialists when necessary.

Private fees are charged for this service and the fee levels are available at the reception desk. Prolonged consultations, procedures, medical investigations and some vaccinations may include an additional fee.

Specialist consultations will be charged accordingly by the specialist. There may be additional fees for pathology and radiology with a partial rebate from Medicare.

For emergency GP services, visit us at Mater, open 24/7

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