Location

Suite 6, 93 Main Street
Merimbula NSW 2548

Phone- 02 6495 2555

Fax- 02 64952021

Email- reception@merimbuladoctors.com

Practice Hours & After Hours Care

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
Closed Public Holidays

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South East Regional Hospital
4 Virginia Drive – approximately one kilometre south of the Bega CBD on the Tathra Road Bega
Phone: 02 – 6491 9999

Health Direct

Phone: 1800 022 222

Health Direct is a 24-hour telephone health advice line staffed by nurses to provide expert health advice and information. The helpline is available when your GP may be closed – at nights, on weekends and on public holidays.

This service is available through healthdirect and is free from landline phones.

  • after hours GP helpline operating times:
  • 6.00 pm to 8.00 am Monday to Friday
  • 6.00 pm Friday to 8.00 am Saturday
  • 12 noon Saturday to 8.00 am Monday
  • 24 hours on public holidays.
  • Calls are answered by a nurse who will assess the caller’s condition. If necessary, the nurse will transfer callers to a GP on the telephone.
  • The GP will talk to the caller, assess their condition, make a diagnosis and provide medical advice.
  • The after hours GP helpline is not intended for patients with life-threatening conditions that need to be treated immediately.
  • In an emergency, callers will be immediately transferred to ‘000’ with the nurse or GP staying on the line.