Central Coast appointments

Appointments are necessary (except for emergencies) and are usually fifteen minutes. If you think you need more time, please tell the receptionist when making your appointment.

Booking an appointment through Hotdoc is currently suspended, please call 4348 4060 for an appointment


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4348 4060


Visit the Health Service located in the Student Support on the Ourimbah Campus (adjacent to the Library).

Opening times

We are open Monday to Fridays from 9am to 5pm for booking and enquiries, and appointments.


Dr Heather Zimmerman and DR Kerry Horadam are available for phone, telehealth and face to face.

Dr Heather Zimmerman is available on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Dr Kerry Horadam is only available Wednesday mornings.

Pauline Brown (Registered Psychologist) is available for staff, students and their families, for psychology appointments with a referral from their GP.

We also have a registered nurse available who works closely with doctors, attends most emergencies on campus and treats minor injuries when it may not be necessary to see a doctor.

Students, healthcare card holders and concession card holders, can access the bulk billing services. There is a small gap fee for all other bookings.


If you feel you need to see a doctor urgently, please discuss it with the nurse via reception.

In an emergency you can also attend the Accident and Emergency Department of either:

  • Gosford Hospital (Holden Street, Gosford)
  • Wyong Hospital (Pacific Highway, Kanwal)
  • John Hunter Hospital (Lookout Road, New Lambton)

If you need an ambulance please call 000.

After hours care

If you need urgent medical attention outside of our operating hours, please call 4348 4060 and a recorded message will give you our after hours arrangements. This practice provides 24 hour care for our patients through GP Access which operates after 6pm on weekdays, on weekends from 12pm Saturday, and public holidays. On Saturday mornings you can attend the Central Coast Family Medicine by calling 4351 8777.

Please see our Information sheet (PDF, 107KB) for more information.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.