Consultations are normally by appointment, which can be made by phoning 07 4126 1635 or by attending the surgery at 3 Ashby Lane, Childers.
Urgent problems will always be dealt with promptly. If you need more time with the Doctor please tell the receptionist when you make your appointment so extra time can be allocated.

New Patients:

We always welcome new patients to Childers Doctors Surgery. If you wish to make an appointment then please call 07 4126 1635. Click here to download our new patient form. Save time by printing and completing the form and bring it along to your first appointment.

After Hours:

Doctors from our practice are on 24 hour on call. After hours they may be contacted via Childers Hospital on 4192 1133. In emergencies please call 000


Doctors from our practice have admitting rights to Childers Hospital for both public and private patients.

House Calls:

Home visits are available for regular patients who are too sick to attend the surgery. Routine house calls are possible with prior arrangements. A weekly clinic is held for residents of Forest View Hostel and these appointments can be made through Forest View staff.

Telephoning your Doctor:

Doctors in this practice may be contacted by phone during normal surgery hours. When the Doctor is with a patient, a message will be taken and your call will be returned as soon as possible. If your call is urgent, it will be treated as such and will be put straight through to the Doctor.

Privacy Policy:

Your medical record is a confidential document. It is the policy of this practice to maintain security of personal health information at all times and to ensure that this information is only available to authorised members of staff. Click here to download a pdf leaflet that explains how personal information about you and your health is recorded and managed in this practice.

Reminder System:

Our practice is committed to preventive care. Your doctor may seek your permission to be included on our reminder system and we may then issue you with a notice from time to time offering preventive health services appropriate to your care.

Getting your results:

Please discuss with your Doctor when to expect the results of any tests or procedures and how you can get them. Always contact us to get your results as we may not always be able to reach you, especially if you have moved and your contact information has not been updated. Our Doctors are happy to discuss any concerns or questions you have regarding our Recall and Reminder system.


Childers Doctors Surgery is a fully bulk-billing practice. Please ensure that you bring your current Medicare, Centrelink or Veterans’ Affairs card with you on each visit. Patients without medicare cards will be privately billed.