"Excellent service received at CALMS, Canberra Hospital"
About: Canberra Hospital / Canberra After Hours Locum Medical Service Canberra Hospital Canberra After Hours Locum Medical Service Garran 2605
Posted by Happychild (as ),
I attended CALMS at the Canberra hospital with my son when he had broken his arm. The service was excellent. My son had a thorough examination from an experienced locum GP, was xrayed with 30 mins and we left with a plaster after 90 minutes in total. I did pay for the service, but was only $40 out of pocket after the experience. Money well spent, rather than clog up the ED for acute cases, take hours of my time and my poor sons time, and cost the health system $$$. I would recommend this service to everyone needing to see a GP out of hours. It is a pity ACT Health didnt triage patients between services, so that patients could accurately weigh up their options and make an informed decision.