The GP in Schools Program is a government initiative for doctors to enter local government high schools and provide medical advice and heath care to students most in need. This program occurs once a week during the school term with students able to book in appointments with the doctor or registered nurse on site at school.
The objectives of the program are to:
- Make primary health care more accessible to students.
- Provide assistance to young people to identify and address any health problems early.
- Reduce the pressure on working parents and community-based GPs.
Where is it available?
The GP in Schools Program is available in Numurkah.
What does it cost?
The students are bulk billed with no additional cost.
How can I access it?
Any high school student attending a local government school involved in this program can access appointments with the doctor or registered nurse on site through their school reception.