About Medicare Urgent Care Clinics

Medicare Urgent Care Clinics (UCCs) are open 365 days a year, bulk billed, open extended business hours and you don’t need an appointment or referral.
Budget to establish UCCs
Medicare UCCs throughout Australia
UCCs across NSW including Tamworth
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Providing Bulk Billed Urgent Health Care

Tamworth’s Urgent Care Clinic at Northwest Health provides immediate medical attention to people in the Tamworth community. Our mission is to offer efficient, high-quality healthcare for non-life-threatening medical needs, bridging the gap between primary care and emergency room services.  

Our skilled healthcare professionals are committed to addressing a wide range of urgent medical concerns, allowing individuals to receive timely treatment without the extensive wait times. We strive to contribute to the overall health and wellness of our community by providing accessible, bulk billed healthcare services.

The Benefits of Urgent Care Clinics

Medicare Urgent Care Clinics (UCCs) play a vital role in reducing pressure on hospitals and emergency departments by providing a setting for non-life-threatening conditions. We offer a middle ground between primary care and emergency care, effectively addressing urgent medical needs that do not require the resources and attention of a hospital emergency room.
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Walk-in, no appointment or referral needed
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Reduced wait times
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Bulk billed
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Extended hours
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Staffed by doctors and nurses
Meet Our Team
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Urgent Care When You Need It

How are We Different to Regular Doctor's Surgeries?

Northwest Health is the chosen location for Tamworth’s Urgent Care Centre, meaning that we provide care for patients experiencing urgent but not life-threatening illness or injury.

The Tamworth Medicare Urgent Care Centre offers a range of essential services, so that hospitals can allocate resources to more serious, life-threatening conditions.
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Reduced Wait Times

UCCs help in reducing wait times for patients seeking medical attention for urgent issues, ensuring that people receive timely treatment for their condition.
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Fully Bulk Billed Service

We make healthcare more accessible and equitable for everyone by providing a fully bulk billed service, meaning that patients do not have to pay any out-of-pocket expenses.
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No Appointments Needed

We are a walk-in clinic, meaning you don’t need to schedule or book an appointment in advance. This ensures that patients experiencing non-emergency medical issues can seek immediate care and attention when they need it.
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Experienced Medical Team

Tamworth’s urgent care clinic employs a team of experienced doctors and nurses who are skilled in providing comprehensive and high-quality care.
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Primary Care Integration

We work in coordination with primary care providers to ensure continuity of care. They can refer patients back to their primary care doctors for follow-up, promoting a seamless healthcare experience.