Speak to a doctor via phone or video after hours for free as a resident or visitor of the Katherine area.

1800 931 165


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About the HealthNow Katherine Service

Need to talk to a doctor after hours when your regular GP isn't available? A doctor is just a phone call away – and for residents and visitors in the Katherine area, there is no charge for your consultation! The HealthNow Doctor service in Katherine is funded by Northern Territory PHN.

HealthNow, is a virtual Doctor service where you can talk to a doctor by phone or video. A doctor can help you with common conditions such as cold and flu, fever, nausea and viral illnesses – similar to your regular GP.

HealthNow doesn’t replace your regular GP. It’s for when you need a doctor’s help after hours or on weekends and they aren’t available. HealthNow will send you a care summary at the end of your consultation for your regular GP or they can send them directly to your GP with your consent.

The service is available at the following times:

  Monday to Friday   6pm – 8am 
  Saturdays   12pm – 12am
  Sundays and NT Public Holidays   All day

What we offer

  • 24/7 medical advice for a range of conditions
  • Prescriptions, where appropriate
  • Medical certificates, where appropriate
  • Care summaries shared at the end of your consultation
  • Appointment generally within 1 hour

HealthNow connects you to experienced, Australian-based doctors.

How it works

1. Call us

1800 931 165
Call 000 for emergencies

2. Book your appointment

A telehealth coordinator will help arrange your consultation.

3. You'll get a call back from your healthcare professional

A doctor will contact you at an appointment time of your choice.

Why HealthNow?

Strong security and privacy

End to end encrypted video link

Data security

+7 years of delivering telemedicine

High patient satisfaction

Friendly, qualified Australian healthcare professionals

Fully accredited, registered and based in Australia

Minimum 5 years' experience

Trained in telemedicine

Accessible from anywhere in the world, on any device, at your preferred time

Telehealth can treat more than you think

Doctors available via HealthNow can help you with a range of conditions:

  • Colds
  • Flu
  • Fevers
  • Sinusitis
  • Ear infections
  • Tonsillitis
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Allergies
  • Migraines
  • Nausea
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
  • Muscle aches
  • Earaches
  • Gout
  • Shingles
  • Hay fever
  • Joint pain
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Ear, nose and throat issues
  • Abdominal pain
  • Menstrual issues
  • Acne
  • Vomiting
  • Skin rashes
  • Viral illness
  • And many more...

Doctors available via HealthNow can also treat many common children's medical conditions:

  • Ear infection
  • Fever
  • Diarrhoea
  • Bronchitis
  • Throat symptoms
  • Cough
  • Skin rash
  • Croup
  • Scabies
  • Eczema
  • Gastro
  • Tonsillitis