After hours medical care in the NT
In an emergency situation dial 000 and ask for an ambulance.
This can be when someone is suffering chest pains, has lost consciousness or is having breathing difficulties.
Find out more information about when to call 000.
You can call Healthdirect Australia on 1800 022 222 for free health advice 24 hours, seven days a week.
Registered nurses can give you health advice and tell you where your nearest after hours clinic is.
For more information go to the Healthdirect Australia website.
Healthdirect Australia also has a specific pregnancy, birth and baby helpline you can call for advice 24 hours, seven days a week: 1800 882 436.
Urgent after hours care
You do not need an appointment to visit any of the after hour care services below.
|Alice Springs||Alice Springs Hospital||Emergency care 24 hours, seven days||Free emergency service||Gap Road, Alice Springs||(08) 8951 7777|
|Darwin||Royal Darwin Hospital||Emergency care 24 hours, seven days||Free emergency service||Rocklands Drive, Tiwi||(08) 8922 8888|
|Darwin||Darwin Private Hospital Urgent Care Medical Clinic||12pm to 8pm||Gap fees apply||Rocklands Drive, Tiwi||(08) 8920 6200|
|Katherine||Katherine District Hospital||Emergency care 24 hours, seven days||Free emergency service||Giles Street, Katherine||(08) 8973 9211|
|Palmerston||Palmerston Urgent Care After Hours Service||10pm to 8am||Free emergency service||Palmerston Health Precinct |
Corner Roystonea Avenue and Temple Terrace
|(08) 8919 8919|
|Tennant Creek||Tennant Creek Hospital||Emergency care 24 hours, seven days||Free emergency service||Schmidt Street, Tennant Creek||(08) 8962 4399|
|Nhulunbuy||Gove District Hospital||Emergency care 24 hours, seven days||Free emergency service||Matthew Flinders Way, Nhulunbuy (Gove)||(08) 8987 0211|
Most health centres in communities are open 8am to 4.30pm and are also available for after hours emergency care.
If you live remotely, go to find a remote health clinic or ring Health Direct Australia on 1800 022 222.
Last updated: 06 February 2019