Become part of the family of doctors that have made it their social responsibility to volunteer their time to help South Africans through this crisis!
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Doctors on Call is a program which offers a free Covid-19 helpline, operating during the hours of
8am-5pm (Monday-Friday), manned by our dedicated community of doctors. Administered by a
local call centre, all calls are received by a trained call centre agent, screened and then rooted to a
doctor-on-call, for advice related to Covid-19.
We are not a tele-medicine or tele-health platform
We are not offering consultation services.
Reassure caller about concerns they may have
Screen and refer individuals to their primary care facility for testing and management of COVID-19
Advise the public on general hygiene and quarantine measures.
Clarify fact from fiction
To continue, you will need to be registered with HPCSA as a Medical Doctor Be in good standing with council Be willing to volunteer your time to assist the public over the phone We are guided by NICD and DOH You will need to have a smart device with internet access.