After Hours GP Cannington Region

Night Doctor GP visiting a patient at home in South Perth

Providing the highest quality home visit care across the South Perth region

CALL TO BOOK 1300 644 483

Opening hours

Monday 12am–8am, 6pm–12am
Tuesday 12am–8am, 6pm–12am
Wednesday 12am–8am, 6pm–12am
Thursday 12am–8am, 6pm–12am
Friday 12am–8am, 6pm–12am
Saturday 12am–8am, 12pm–12am
Sunday 24 hours
Public Holiday 24 hours

CALL TO BOOK 1300 644 483

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Why choose our service?

Night Doctor is a leading home doctor service in the South Perth region. We have a passion for providing the highest quality care and customer service to our patients. Some of the things that set Night Doctor apart include:

  • Your doctor calls to check your condition before attending
  • Safe management through comprehensive assessments
  • Honest estimated wait times that you can trust
  • Shortest waits in Perth + we'll tell you if delayed
  • Avoid late night pharmacy trips. Free starter meds
  • Leading home visit provider in the South Perth region

What does an after hours doctor in South Perth do?

Our doctors provide home visit care to patients in the South Perth region during the after hours period when most GPs are not available. They are able to review a large number of medical problems and in most cases can prevent patients from having to attend the local Emergency Departments. Before attending your home for a consultation, our doctor will give you a call to discuss your condition and offer initial treatment advice. This is a valuable additional service that are doctors provide for free and goes a long way to reducing anxiety of patients, parents and carers. Our doctors carry a large selection of medications to get your treatment started so you don’t need to worry about heading to a late night pharmacy. After your visit, your doctor will send a copy of your consultation notes to your regular GP so they can take over your care.

Suburbs we service in the South Perth region

  • Ascot
  • Beckenham
  • Belmont
  • Bentley
  • Bull Creek
  • Burswood
  • Cannington
  • Carlisle
  • Cloverdale
  • Como
  • East Cannington
  • East Victoria Park
  • Ferndale
  • Kensington
  • Kewdale
  • Langford
  • Lathlain
  • Leeming
  • Lynwood
  • Manning
  • Parkwood
  • Queens Park
  • Redcliffe
  • Riverton
  • Rivervale
  • Rossmoyne
  • Salter Point
  • Shelley
  • South Perth
  • St James
  • Victoria Park
  • Waterford
  • Willetton
  • Wilson

See the other suburbs in Perth that we service.

Common conditions that our doctors treat

Gastroenteritis Skin infections
Urinary tract infections Falls. Minor injuries inc. minor head injuries
Respiratory infections Abdominal pain
Unwell child assessment. Children with fevers Headaches and migraines
Body aches and pains. Back pain and muscle strains Acute worsening of chronic conditions
Ear infections Vertigo

What is an after hours doctor?

We require all doctors who work at Night Doctor to have experience in the Australian healthcare system and have strict selection criteria to ensure we maintain a high quality workforce. All doctors working in our service are registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA) Learn more about the doctors that will be looking after you by visiting our doctor staff page.

Night Doctor GP examining a patient at their home in South Perth

Our home visit fees

Disability care home, nursing home and DVA Gold card holders are fully bulk billed. A small gap fee is payable for all other patients. Payment can me made using debit or credit card during the home visit. Cash in not accepted. Medicare rebates can often be processed into your account during the doctor's visit. See our fees page or call to speak to our receptionist for more information.

Fees

Choose your health cover category above to learn about any fees that may apply to your Night Doctor visit.

Home Visit rates

Out-of-pocket fee

(the gap)

Max up-front consultation fee

(incl. the gap)

Booking before 9pm $65.00 $201.00
Booking after 9pm $85.00 $245.00
Booking after 11pm $105.00 $265.00

** A $20 surcharge applies on weekends, and a $40 surcharge on public holidays.

Medicare will pay for most of the cost of your visit. Medicare requires us to take the gap payment + the Medicare rebate upfront. You will be issued a receipt to allow you to claim your rebate back from Medicare. Speak to our receptionist to learn more.

Telehealth rates

The fee for telehealth depends on the length of the consultation and the start time of the consultation.

Consultation starting before 11pm:

Length of consultation Consultation fee
(Medicare rebate**)
Gap Total fee
Less than 5 mins $17.90 $49.00 $66.90
6–19 mins $39.10 $49.00 $88.10
20–39 mins $75.75 $49.00 $124.75
40 minutes or more $111.50 $49.00 $160.50

**Some patients will be eligible to claim Medicare rebates for Telehealth performed by Night Doctor. Please see this FAQ for more information.

Consultation starting after 11pm:

Urgent conditions

After 11pm there is a Medicare rebate for all patients with urgent conditions. In order to access this rebate Medicare requires the Doctor to justify that you have an urgent condition (i.e your condition is at risk of deteriorating before 8am the next morning). The consultation must take place over a video call rather than a standard phone call.

The rebate is significantly higher than for the standard rebates. So while the total fee you pay is higher your rebate is also higher by the same amount and the out of pocket gap amount is unchanged.

Urgent Telehealth Video consult after 11pm: $208.20

Non-urgent conditions

If the Doctor cannot justify to Medicare that your condition is at risk of deterioration before 8am, they cannot charge the urgent item and the fees for consultations before 11pm will apply instead.

Determining what is urgent is difficult, as very little guidance is provided by Medicare. Our receptionists can run your issue past the doctor prior to your consultation and can let you know if you will be bulk billed or a fee will apply.

We understand this situation is not ideal but we are trying to do the best we can to help patients and operate within Medicare billing guidelines.

Home Visit rates

Out-of-pocket fee

(the gap)

Max up-front consultation fee

(incl. the gap)

Booking before 9pm $49.00 $185.00
Booking after 9pm $59.00 $219.00
Booking after 11pm $69.00 $229.00

** A $20 surcharge applies on weekends, and a $40 surcharge on public holidays.

Medicare will pay for most of the cost of your visit. Medicare requires us to take the gap payment + the Medicare rebate upfront. You will be issued a receipt to allow you to claim your rebate back from Medicare. Speak to our receptionist to learn more. Patients must show a valid commonwealth concession card to the doctor on their arrival to be eligible for concession rates. Eligible cards are: a Pensioner Concession Card, Health Care Card or Commonwealth Seniors Health Card issued by either Centrelink or the Department of Veterans' Affairs.

Telehealth rates

The fee for telehealth depends on the length of the consultation and the start time of the consultation.

Consultation starting before 11pm:

Length of consultation Consultation fee
(Medicare rebate**)
Gap Total fee
Less than 5 mins $17.90 $39.00 $56.90
6–19 mins $39.10 $39.00 $78.10
20–39 mins $75.75 $39.00 $114.75
40 minutes or more $111.50 $39.00 $150.50

**Some patients will be eligible to claim Medicare rebates for Telehealth performed by Night Doctor. Please see this FAQ for more information.

Consultation starting after 11pm:

Urgent conditions

After 11pm there is a Medicare rebate for all patients with urgent conditions. In order to access this rebate Medicare requires the Doctor to justify that you have an urgent condition (i.e your condition is at risk of deteriorating before 8am the next morning). The consultation must take place over a video call rather than a standard phone call.

The rebate is significantly higher than for the standard rebates. So while the total fee you pay is higher your rebate is also higher by the same amount and the out of pocket gap amount is unchanged.

Urgent Telehealth Video consult after 11pm: $198.20

Non-urgent conditions

If the Doctor cannot justify to Medicare that your condition is at risk of deterioration before 8am, they cannot charge the urgent item and the fees for consultations before 11pm will apply instead.

Determining what is urgent is difficult, as very little guidance is provided by Medicare. Our receptionists can run your issue past the doctor prior to your consultation and can let you know if you will be bulk billed or a fee will apply.

We understand this situation is not ideal but we are trying to do the best we can to help patients and operate within Medicare billing guidelines.

Home Visit rates

Out-of-pocket fee

(the gap)

Max up-front consultation fee

(incl. the gap)

Booking before 9pm $49.00 $185.00
Booking after 9pm $59.00 $219.00
Booking after 11pm $69.00 $229.00

** A $20 surcharge applies on weekends, and a $40 surcharge on public holidays.

Medicare will pay for most of the cost of your visit. Medicare requires us to take the gap payment + the Medicare rebate upfront. You will be issued a receipt to allow you to claim your rebate back from Medicare. Speak to our receptionist to learn more.

Telehealth rates

The fee for telehealth depends on the length of the consultation and the start time of the consultation.

Consultation starting before 11pm:

Length of consultation Consultation fee
(Medicare rebate**)
Gap Total fee
Less than 5 mins $17.90 $39.00 $56.90
6–19 mins $39.10 $39.00 $78.10
20–39 mins $75.75 $39.00 $114.75
40 minutes or more $111.50 $39.00 $150.50

**Some patients will be eligible to claim Medicare rebates for Telehealth performed by Night Doctor. Please see this FAQ for more information.

Consultation starting after 11pm:

Urgent conditions

After 11pm there is a Medicare rebate for all patients with urgent conditions. In order to access this rebate Medicare requires the Doctor to justify that you have an urgent condition (i.e your condition is at risk of deteriorating before 8am the next morning). The consultation must take place over a video call rather than a standard phone call.

The rebate is significantly higher than for the standard rebates. So while the total fee you pay is higher your rebate is also higher by the same amount and the out of pocket gap amount is unchanged.

Urgent Telehealth Video consult after 11pm: $198.20

Non-urgent conditions

If the Doctor cannot justify to Medicare that your condition is at risk of deterioration before 8am, they cannot charge the urgent item and the fees for consultations before 11pm will apply instead.

Determining what is urgent is difficult, as very little guidance is provided by Medicare. Our receptionists can run your issue past the doctor prior to your consultation and can let you know if you will be bulk billed or a fee will apply.

We understand this situation is not ideal but we are trying to do the best we can to help patients and operate within Medicare billing guidelines.

Home Visit rates

Out-of-pocket fee

(the gap)

Max up-front consultation fee

(incl. the gap)

Booking before 9pm $65.00 $201.00
Booking after 9pm $85.00 $245.00
Booking after 11pm $105.00 $265.00

** A $20 surcharge applies on weekends, and a $40 surcharge on public holidays.

You must show a valid Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) card to the doctor on their arrival to be eligible for OSHC rates. You will be charged 'No Health Cover' rates if you do not have a valid card.

Telehealth rates

The fee for telehealth depends on the length of the consultation and the start time of the consultation.

Consultation starting before 11pm:

Length of consultation Consultation fee
(OSHC rebate**)
Gap Total fee
Less than 5 mins $17.90 $49.00 $66.90
6–19 mins $39.10 $49.00 $88.10
20–39 mins $75.75 $49.00 $124.75
40 minutes or more $111.50 $49.00 $160.50

**Some patients will be eligible to claim a rebate for Telehealth performed by Night Doctor. Please see this FAQ for more information. The same criteria as for Medicare is used for Overseas Students Health Cover claims.

Consultation starting after 11pm:

Urgent conditions

After 11pm there is a Medicare rebate for all patients with urgent conditions. In order to access this rebate Medicare requires the Doctor to justify that you have an urgent condition (i.e your condition is at risk of deteriorating before 8am the next morning). The consultation must take place over a video call rather than a standard phone call.

The rebate is significantly higher than for the standard rebates. So while the total fee you pay is higher your rebate is also higher by the same amount and the out of pocket gap amount is unchanged.

Urgent Telehealth Video consult after 11pm: $208.20

Non-urgent conditions

If the Doctor cannot justify to Medicare that your condition is at risk of deterioration before 8am, they cannot charge the urgent item and the fees for consultations before 11pm will apply instead.

Determining what is urgent is difficult, as very little guidance is provided by Medicare. Our receptionists can run your issue past the doctor prior to your consultation and can let you know if you will be bulk billed or a fee will apply.

We understand this situation is not ideal but we are trying to do the best we can to help patients and operate within Medicare billing guidelines.

Home Visit rates

Out-of-pocket fee

(the gap)

Max up-front consultation fee

(incl. the gap)

Booking before 9pm $0.00 $0.00
Booking after 9pm $0.00 $0.00
Booking after 11pm $0.00 $0.00

Telehealth rates

The fee for telehealth depends on the length of the consultation and the start time of the consultation.

Consultation starting before 11pm:

Length of consultation Consultation fee
(Medicare rebate**)
Gap Total fee
Less than 5 mins $17.90 $49.00 $66.90
6–19 mins $39.10 $49.00 $88.10
20–39 mins $75.75 $49.00 $124.75
40 minutes or more $111.50 $49.00 $160.50

**Some patients will be eligible to claim Medicare rebates for Telehealth performed by Night Doctor. Please see this FAQ for more information.

Consultation starting after 11pm:

Urgent conditions

After 11pm there is a Medicare rebate for all patients with urgent conditions. In order to access this rebate Medicare requires the Doctor to justify that you have an urgent condition (i.e your condition is at risk of deteriorating before 8am the next morning). The consultation must take place over a video call rather than a standard phone call.

The rebate is significantly higher than for the standard rebates. So while the total fee you pay is higher your rebate is also higher by the same amount and the out of pocket gap amount is unchanged.

Urgent Telehealth Video consult after 11pm: $198.20

Non-urgent conditions

If the Doctor cannot justify to Medicare that your condition is at risk of deterioration before 8am, they cannot charge the urgent item and the fees for consultations before 11pm will apply instead.

Determining what is urgent is difficult, as very little guidance is provided by Medicare. Our receptionists can run your issue past the doctor prior to your consultation and can let you know if you will be bulk billed or a fee will apply.

We understand this situation is not ideal but we are trying to do the best we can to help patients and operate within Medicare billing guidelines.

Home Visit rates

Out-of-pocket fee

(the gap)

Max up-front consultation fee

(incl. the gap)

Booking before 9pm $49.00 $185.00
Booking after 9pm $59.00 $219.00
Booking after 11pm $69.00 $229.00

** A $20 surcharge applies on weekends, and a $40 surcharge on public holidays.

Medicare will pay for most of the cost of the visit. Medicare requires us to take the gap payment + the Medicare rebate upfront. A receipt will be issued to allow the carer to claim the rebate back from Medicare. Speak to our receptionist to learn more.

Telehealth rates

The fee for telehealth depends on the length of the consultation and the start time of the consultation.

Consultation starting before 11pm:

Length of consultation Consultation fee
(Medicare rebate**)
Gap Total fee
Less than 5 mins $17.90 $39.00 $56.90
6–19 mins $39.10 $39.00 $78.10
20–39 mins $75.75 $39.00 $114.75
40 minutes or more $111.50 $39.00 $150.50

**Some patients will be eligible to claim Medicare rebates for Telehealth performed by Night Doctor. Please see this FAQ for more information.

Consultation starting after 11pm:

Urgent conditions

After 11pm there is a Medicare rebate for all patients with urgent conditions. In order to access this rebate Medicare requires the Doctor to justify that you have an urgent condition (i.e your condition is at risk of deteriorating before 8am the next morning). The consultation must take place over a video call rather than a standard phone call.

The rebate is significantly higher than for the standard rebates. So while the total fee you pay is higher your rebate is also higher by the same amount and the out of pocket gap amount is unchanged.

Urgent Telehealth Video consult after 11pm: $198.20

Non-urgent conditions

If the Doctor cannot justify to Medicare that your condition is at risk of deterioration before 8am, they cannot charge the urgent item and the fees for consultations before 11pm will apply instead.

Determining what is urgent is difficult, as very little guidance is provided by Medicare. Our receptionists can run your issue past the doctor prior to your consultation and can let you know if you will be bulk billed or a fee will apply.

We understand this situation is not ideal but we are trying to do the best we can to help patients and operate within Medicare billing guidelines.

Home Visit rates

Out-of-pocket fee

(the gap)

Max up-front consultation fee

(incl. the gap)

Booking before 9pm $49.00 $185.00
Booking after 9pm $59.00 $219.00
Booking after 11pm $69.00 $229.00

** A $20 surcharge applies on weekends, and a $40 surcharge on public holidays.

Medicare will pay for most of the cost of the visit. Medicare requires us to take the gap payment + the Medicare rebate upfront. A receipt will be issued to allow the carer to claim the rebate back from Medicare. Speak to our receptionist to learn more.

Telehealth rates

The fee for telehealth depends on the length of the consultation and the start time of the consultation.

Consultation starting before 11pm:

Length of consultation Consultation fee
(Medicare rebate**)
Gap Total fee
Less than 5 mins $17.90 $39.00 $56.90
6–19 mins $39.10 $39.00 $78.10
20–39 mins $75.75 $39.00 $114.75
40 minutes or more $111.50 $39.00 $150.50

**Some patients will be eligible to claim Medicare rebates for Telehealth performed by Night Doctor. Please see this FAQ for more information.

Consultation starting after 11pm:

Urgent conditions

After 11pm there is a Medicare rebate for all patients with urgent conditions. In order to access this rebate Medicare requires the Doctor to justify that you have an urgent condition (i.e your condition is at risk of deteriorating before 8am the next morning). The consultation must take place over a video call rather than a standard phone call.

The rebate is significantly higher than for the standard rebates. So while the total fee you pay is higher your rebate is also higher by the same amount and the out of pocket gap amount is unchanged.

Urgent Telehealth Video consult after 11pm: $198.20

Non-urgent conditions

If the Doctor cannot justify to Medicare that your condition is at risk of deterioration before 8am, they cannot charge the urgent item and the fees for consultations before 11pm will apply instead.

Determining what is urgent is difficult, as very little guidance is provided by Medicare. Our receptionists can run your issue past the doctor prior to your consultation and can let you know if you will be bulk billed or a fee will apply.

We understand this situation is not ideal but we are trying to do the best we can to help patients and operate within Medicare billing guidelines.

Home visit rates

Visit fee

Booking before 9pm $265.00
Booking after 9pm $285.00
Booking after 11pm $305.00

** A $20 surcharge applies on weekends, and a $40 surcharge on public holidays.

We will issue overseas travellers with a receipt to allow you to claim the visit fee back from your insurer.

Telehealth rates

A fee of $149 is payable for patients with no health cover.