For an overview of the services we fund for after hours, chronic disease and other services, please download the Summary of Commissioned Services.

The Western NSW PHN (WNSW PHN) After Hours Program aims to improve access to primary health care outside regular operating hours. The Program enables accessible and effective care for people whose health condition is urgent and cannot wait for treatment until regular services are next available.

After Hours is:

  • before 8:00am and after 6:00pm weekdays;
  • before 8:00am and after 12:00pm Saturdays; and,
  • all day Sundays and public holidays.

 Local After Hours Programs

Marathon Health currently provides After Hours GP Clinics and GP Phone services in Dubbo & Bathurst funded by WNSW PHN. Please visit the Marathon Health website or download the information below for more information.

 Accessing After Hours Services

Healthdirect provides trusted health information and advice online and over the phone (1800 022 222), available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. These services are funded by the federal, state and territory governments. <h/4>

Click here to download the flyer with full contact information.

Link to after hours GP helpline

 Find a GP or pharmacy that is open after hours

The National Health Services Directory allows consumers to easily search for the closest doctor, pharmacy or other health services that are open now, including after hours. This service is provided by Healthdirect. 

Link to find a health service web page

 After Hours Palliative Care

NSW patients receiving palliative care, their carers and families, have access to a new service for additional advice and support during the after hours period.