Westdoc - the provider of Urgent only Out of Hours GP Service.
Westdoc is an out-of-hours urgent GP service which commenced operation on 2nd December 2002. Westdoc covers the Galway, Mayo and Roscommon area providing a service for patients whose GP’s are members of Westdoc and other eligible persons. Westdoc deals with approximately 80,000 calls each year.
The out-or-hours service enhances medical services as provided by the General Practitioner and the emergency service.
Westdoc operates outside normal GP surgery hours i.e. between 18:00hrs and 09:00hrs, Monday to Thursday and from 18:00hrs on Friday to 09:00hrs on Monday; it also covers the 24-hour period over Bank Holidays.
Westdoc operates on an appointment only system.
For medical emergency always ring 999 or 112 immediately.
Westdoc aims to provide the highest possible standard of care at all times; patients should feel that they have been dealt with in a friendly, courteous manner and that all that can be done for them has been done.
Westdoc is responsible for providing patient-centred, culturally appropriate and individual holistic care. Westdoc care delivery is guided by legislative and procedural directives that are updated, as appropriate.
Westdoc is part-funded by the Health Service Executive.