Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

Doctors Make House Calls; New Service to Alleviate Hospital ED

Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

Doctors Make House Calls; New Service to Alleviate Hospital ED

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Byline: Nikki Todd Nikki.Todd@tweeddailynews.com.au

QUEENSLAND company House Call Doctor recently launched on the Tweed, offering personal house calls from their doctors after hours. We talk to the company's spokesperson Lisa Bourke about their plans for the Tweed.

1. What inspired you to open/expand the business in Tweed?

House Call Doctor has assisted more than 200,000 patients in Queensland since launching in April 2015. Early on, we knew patients in New South Wales would benefit from after-hours medical care too. It made sense for Tweed to be one of the first service areas we expanded into, given that at least one after-hours doctor has closed doors here in recent years. The Tweed community has been incredibly friendly and receptive towards us and we will continue to grow our services to reach more families over the next year.

2. What do you most enjoy about operating this business?

House Call Doctor arose from a need to provide quality after-hours care, when regular GPs are closed. …

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