GPcare General Practice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) UPDATE – as at 9am Fri 15 May

The COVID-19 CLINIC is open at MOUNT BARKER HOSPITAL

Any South Australian who has a fever or respiratory symptoms consistent with coronavirus (no matter how mild), including unexplained loss of taste or smell, is welcome to attend the clinic for assessment and testing. No GP referral is required at this clinic. It is a Walk-in Service.

Please DO NOT come to GPcare or the Summit Health Centre.

The Clinic is located on the opposite side of the hospital in the OLD DAY CARE CENTRE accessible via GATE 3.

It is open 9am – 5pm, seven days a week but closed between 12 and 1 for lunch break. There is no phone number at this stage.

Directions are on the front door of the hospital, you cannot get there via the hospital main entrance so please do not enter the hospital. There are yellow footsteps from the main entrance of the Hospital to the COVID-19 Clinic.

Visit The SA COVID-19 website for up to date information.


GPcare General Practice is located at the Summit Health Centre, Wellington Rd Mt Barker and is one of a number of clinical services provided by Summit Health.

GPcare is a not-for- profit, locally focused general practice committed to improving the health of our Adelaide Hills community.

We provide coordinated health care in a welcoming environment and consult alongside a large number of other health professionals in the Summit Health Centre.

It can be difficult arranging appointments with all your health care providers, our relationship with the medical specialists, nursing and allied health professionals consulting at the Centre enables us to provide you with a coordinated, comprehensive health care experience in one location.

A large number of our medical, nursing and practice staff proudly declare themselves as ‘Hills locals’.

We are located next to, and have a strong working relationship with, the Mt Barker Hospital. All our GPs have admitting rights to the hospital enabling patients to receive comprehensive care should they require admission.

 

Opening Hours

Monday: 8.00am to 8.00pm
Tuesday: 8.00am to 6.00pm
Wednesday: 8.00am to 6.00pm
Thursday: 8.00am to 8.00pm
Friday: 8.00am to 6.00pm
Saturday: 9.00am to 12.30pm
Sunday: Closed

 

Contact Us

P 1300 472 273
PO Box 1794, Mount Barker SA 5251
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COVID-19 Update

Due to South Australia's excellent work in limiting the spread of COVID-19 we are pleased to advise that from Tuesday 9 June
GPcare will be offering both Telehealth (phone consult) and face-to-face appointments.

We will continue to check temperatures and ask a couple of questions on arrival.

For face-to-face appointments we ask that you arrive as close as possible to your appointment time to minimise the number of people in our waiting areas.
Where possible we ask you to come by yourself or with one support person.

If you are booking a face-to-face appointment you will be asked screening questions on the phone
so we can determine how best to manage your visit; to protect our patients, staff and doctors.

If you have a fever, cough, sore throat or runny nose we ask you to advise our staff;
and you will be provided with a face mask to wear for your appointment.

Face-to-face appointments can only be made by phoning GPcare on 1300 472 273;
otherwise for Telehealth consultations book online at gpcare.org.au.

Call 000 if you need urgent medical help.

For more information please go to the SA Health Website
or phone the Australian Government's Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.