Looking for a good read? have a look at the report on Call The Doctor in the Mercury
Call The Doctor has been swamped by parents of sick children in its first year of operation.
The service has seen 12,000 people at home in the past 12 months, about 50 per cent of whom were children and babies.
The service says it is receiving on average 40 to 50 calls a day, with more than 100 calls on the busiest days.
If you ever need us and your GP is closed please call us on 1800 CALL THE DR (1800 22 55 84)