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Know your options for access to health services in the evenings, on weekends and public holidays.

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In partnership and collaboration with communities through Community Advisory Groups and health providers through General Practice led Clinical Councils we identify the health issues and activities specific to the needs of each community.

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After hours healthcare

After Hours Patient Information

Northern Queensland Primary Health Network (NQPHN) After Hours Program have provided printed and website access to resources that may assist in making choices to meet your medical needs in the after hours periods.

Access to After Hours Services in Urban Areas – A list of After Hours Services for Mackay, Townsville and Cairns of Open and Home Visiting Services that will see all patients in the after hours periods. Also provided in printed format with fridge magnet.

Read the After Hours Contact List – Mackay

Read the After Hours Contact List – Townsville

Read the After Hours Contact List – Cairns