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Do’s and Don’ts for Dealing With Something Stuck in Your Eye

Sight is undoubtedly one of the most crucial senses. In fact, it's how you perceive up to 80 percent of all your impressions. So when you get something stuck in your eye, you need to stay calm and be careful to avoid hurting your vision. The most common...

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The ABCD Guide to Dealing With Your Child’s Night Time Fever

Fevers during the night are not uncommon for children, but they can be a big worry for parents. It's easy to get stressed if your child falls ill when the doctor’s office is closed, but rest assured that dealing with your child's fever is as easy as ABCD when you know the steps. Take a look at our simple, memorable guide for help.

A is for Assess: Check Their Symptoms

While fevers are...

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3 Ways to Prepare for an Unexpected Baby Illness

If you're a first-time parent, you don't have much—or any—experience looking after a young child. You may be anxious about how you'll cope if your baby suddenly gets ill and your GP's surgery is closed. You know that you can take your baby to the hospital if they get seriously ill, but you may doubt your ability to manage more minor problems. You may also be concerned that you won't know...

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Say HELLO to Hello Home Doctor Service Ipswich

The establishment of Hello Home Doctor Service Ipswich came about from an idea at a local networking event where members of the healthcare community were discussing the lack of access to available after-hours service in the Ipswich area. It was identified that there was a great need in the Ipswich Region for an effective home visiting Service that also services the outer Ipswich area...

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The most common reason Patients call 134100 in the after hours

Feeling unwell in the after-hours and your regular GP is closed but the condition does not warrant an Emergency Department visit? Emergency alternatives are available which include the use of an after-hours home visiting Doctor Service such as Hello Home Doctor Service. Our Doctors care for you on behalf of your usual GP by providing home visits in the after-hours. We provide care when you c...

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Ways to avoid the cold and flu

It is vital  to discuss with Home Doctor when consulting.   How to  protect yourself and identify ways to avoid the cold and flu. The common cold and flu are both respiratory illnesses. The symptoms  include runny nose, sore throat, sneezing, coughing, body aches and pains. Whilst Flu symptoms are more severe and come on quickly. Here are some handy tips to protect yourself from the flu ...

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12 Free Health Care Services

Hello Home Doctor Service - Community Update:  Needing health matter advice, thinking about quitting smoking, have a question relating to poisons, Queensland Health provides a list of free health care services available to our community.   Free Health Care Service Queensland Health Read More

Ipswich City Council New Business of the Year Award 2017

Hello Home Doctor Service was honoured to be chosen as the winner of the 2017 City of Ipswich – New Business of the Year Award. About Hello Home Doctor Service Hello Home Doctor Service is a fully accredited after-hours home visiting Doctor service. The Service is known within the healthcare industry as a Medical Deputising Service. Hello Home Doctor Service, as a Medic...

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Checklist for minor health emergencies at home

Medical emergency arrives unalarmed and by being deprived of the basic amenities might adverse the impact of the physical damage. It is recommended to be equipped with first aid kit that will enable you to maintain complete peace of mind in case of a medical urgency. The market is flooded with first aid kits that are specially designed for minor medical conditions that strike while you’re enjoyi...

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What if your GP isn’t around?

There’s no doubt on the fact that a General Practitioner has a pivotal role to play in the lives of patients. He/she is the person who treats individuals suffering from a wide array of medical conditions and also refers them to major hospitals for specialist treatment. In a way, a GP ensures to put emphasis on the overall well-being of a person, ranging from physical and psychological aspects to...

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What to do when your kid gets sick on a weekend?

Weekends are the time when most GPs are closed, and if your kid gets sick during that time, your best resort would be to call Hello Home Doctor services. This is the best way to go about this situation if you don’t want your kid to suffer from a niggling health issue which might flare up if not medically attended to as soon as possible. If you are calling Hello Home Doctor services for the fi...

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