Home visit service launched to combat ED pressure

Dr Dominic Bannerman started Townsville’s Doctor to your Door business, an after-hours GP home visit service, in May last year and it has since swelled to six doctors treating an average 140 patients per week, he said.

He had previously worked for the Cairns arm of Dial-A-Doctor, which is modelled on the same bulk-billed home visit service.

“Just based on my experience in Cairns where it was well taken up, I realised there was a gap in the market in Townsville where there was no bulk-billed home visit service,