iPhone points the way to after-hours GP care

WEST Australians are now able to locate their nearest after-hours GP clinics by iPhone app as part of an innovative campaign by their state government.

WA Health Minister Dr Kim Hames said the campaign was developed so that the public was aware of the 42 GP after-hours and locum services available in the state.

"It will also help to reduce pressure on public hospital emergency departments and support the sustainability of GP after-hours services in WA," he said.

Dr Hames said it was important all West Australians knew how to find their nearest