What is a District Nurse?
District Nurses are qualified professionals who give medical care to people in the comfort of their home. They help people in many different ways, such as with medications, damaged skin (wounds) and disease or illness. District Nurses also help carers and can give families general information about health and healthcare.
When can you contact a District Nurse?
Monday - Friday (except public holidays)
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
How can I arrange to see a District Nurse?
Most people get a referral from their doctor (GP) but you are welcome to speak with our Intake Coordinator who will help arrange an appointment to see a District Nurse.
How much does it cost?
Health Care Card/Pension Concession Holders - $3.90 per visit
Medium-High Income - $34.00 per visit
You will also need to pay a small cost for any disposable items they use, such as bandages. Other payment options are available.
Make a booking
When we receive your referral a District Nurse will contact you about organising an appointment. Alternatively you can contact the Primary Health department on (03) 5862 0560 or in person at the Primary Health Reception, 2 Katamatite Road, Numurkah. Our Intake Coordinator will then talk to you about your request.
The visitor car park is located on Katamatite Road.
The picture above shows one of the District Nurses with a Nursing student who is on placement at Numurkah District Health Service, Numurkah District Health has a great education program which allows students to get the hands on experience needed for the job
Reasons to see a Nurse
Information about health