Instead of going to a hospital emergency department, Western Australians can visit a general practice in the GP Urgent Care Network when they need urgent, non-life-threatening medical attention.
The GP Urgent Care Network is no longer accepting applications from general practices.
Find out more about the new Medicare Urgent Care Clinics.
What type of urgent care is treated by participating practices?
Participating practices treat patients with urgent (same-day) non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses that are typically in the usual scope of general practice, including:
- musculoskeletal and orthopaedic injuries
- gastrointestinal illnesses
- illnesses of the eye, ear, nose and throat
- stings, bites, rashes and wound infections
- abrasions and minor lacerations
- urinary tract infections.
How do people access the GP Urgent Care Network?
Participating practices set their own opening times and their next available appointment is displayed on the booking website.