Canberra After Hours Locum Medical Services (CALMS) Northside
CALMS is an accredited medical deputising service owned and operated by Canberra's General Practitioners. CALMS has been providing after hours medical services to residents of Canberra since 1971, and is a not for profit company. Any person who is living or visiting in the Canberra region can use the service.
CALMS can provide a consultation by a doctor at one of three surgeries during designated clinic times, or attendance by a doctor at your ACT residence if deemed clinically appropriate.
All consultations are by appointment only and fees apply for all services. There is a reduced fee for pensioners and health care card holders.
The CALMS call centre operates from 6:00pm to 8:30am weekdays and 24 hours on weekends and public holidays. During the Christmas New Year period CALMS has clinics at all locations open everyday. For more information please contact 1300 4 C A L M S (1300 422 567).
* These times are indicative only. Please call the service prior to your departure to confirm the availability. Please call ahead in after-hour periods or on public holidays. ACT Health attempts to provide accurate and up to date opening hours information for the public, however if you feel that this information is incorrect please contact the ACT Health Services Directory Administrator at HSD.Admin@act.gov.au to have this amended.
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