After Hours Services

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

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Northern Queensland has been chosen to trial the new My Health Record system. Find out what it means for you.


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Get in touch with one of our offices if you have a question regarding our primary health network in North Queensland.

Your Northern Queensland PHN

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.

Supporting evidence based approaches to healthcare:

  • Best practice information and education for health providers
  • Population health planning uses data and information to map and prioritise community health needs to ensure resources are targeted at achieving outcomes

Improving coordination between services:

  • Healthcare Pathways & Clinical Prioritisation Pathways- supporting smoother patient journeys and better care transition

Improving Communication through technology including;

  • ehealth record
  • Telehealth
  • Electronic Referrals

Keep Healthy and Well

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Visit NQPHN’s sister site for information and resources to support you to make healthy choices, but also for ways you can influence health in the workplace, at school, or in the community.

Register to be a part of our Active Healthy NQ community, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram (@activehealthynq).

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We’ll also be joining other social media channels over the coming months, so stay tuned.

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We are a federally funded not for profit, primary health care organisation responsible for the commissioning of services that will address gaps in healthcare, by working collaboratively with local communities and existing service providers.

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An exciting opportunity exists for motivated and passionate Health Professionals who wish to make a positive difference in the primary healthcare community.

Find out more.

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