After Hours GP Clinic
What we do
The Cairns Private Hospital After Hours General Practitioner (AHGP) Clinic provides safe, high quality and timely care treating conditions requiring the attention of a General Practitioner (GP). Although the clinic can deal with a multitude of illnesses, listed below are just of few of the conditions we commonly see and services we can provide:
- Treatment for infections
- Suturing for minor cuts and wounds
- Ear/eye problems
- Muscle and joint injuries
- Gastrointestinal problems (such as stomach aches, vomiting and diarrhoea)
- Skin complaints
- Flu-like symptoms
- General unwellness
At The Cairns Private AHGP Clinic, we also provide urgent prescriptions and medical certificates, if appropriate.
What you need to know
The clinic is a by appointment only service. Appointments can be made by calling 07 4052 5305 after 12pm weekdays and weekends.
Our clinic is serviced by highly skilled and experienced GPs who also work in our local community; it is fully supported by registered nurses and backed by our experienced cardiologists and physicians.
If you have a regular GP, information about your consultation and copies of any test results can be sent to them on your request.
What we don’t do
GPs at the AHGP Clinic DO NOT:
- Prescribe or stock Opiates or Benzodiazepines
- Perform medicals for insurance purposes
- Offer routine vaccination programs
- Conduct routine health assessments including screening tests
Our after hours GP clinic is private billing. All consultation fees must be paid in full at time of visit and we claim from Medicare directly to have the refund paid into your account (bank details must be registered with Medicare). We do not offer a bulk-billing service.
Our full fee schedule can be viewed here and is also displayed in our main reception area.
The fee for a standard private consult after 8pm is $144.80, with a Medicare refund of $49.80 (this means an out of pocket fee of $95.00).
*Please note, longer consultations and/or minor procedures may attract a higher fee.
Weekdays: 6pm – 10pm
Weekends: 1pm – 7pm
Public holidays: Open - please contact 07 4052 5305 for times
The clinic is located in Cairns Private Hospital. On arrival at the hospital, the friendly staff at main reception will check your details and direct you to the Clinic.
The doctor will see you in order of booked appointment time (except in case of emergency).
Appointments for the After Hours GP Clinic can be made by calling the Clinic directly from 12pm weekdays and from 10am on weekends.
Phone: 07 4052 5305
Address: Cairns Private Hospital, 1 Upward St, Cairns QLD 4870