GPcare General Practice

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.

Opening Hours

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

After Hours Care

If you require medical assistance outside of our normal consulting hours, please call our practice on 1300 472 273 or the National Home Doctor Service on 13 74 25 to be advised of after hours care options.

Alternatively, you can present to the Mt Barker District Soldiers Memorial Hospital Emergency Department located at 87 Wellington Road, Mount Barker (Phone: 8393 1777).

This service provides 24-hour emergency medical care and is a walk-in service.  Patients are triaged in order of priority and appointments for this service cannot be made.

In a medical emergency, please call 000.

 

Contact Us

P 1300 472 273
PO Box 1794, Mount Barker SA 5251
 

 

 

 

COVID-19 Update

Due to the impact of COVID-related illness, some staff shortages are being experienced. 

We thank you for your ongoing patience during this time and ask that staff be treated respectfully as they work to provide quality care.  

Important information:

GPcare is committed to keeping our patients, staff and doctors safe at all times.

Please visit the SA Health website for information - including if you need to self-isolate, quarantine or get tested.

Please be advised of the following policy when booking an appointment at GPcare.

If you are experiencing respiratory symptoms:

All patients with respiratory symptoms (cough, fever, sore throat, shortness of breath, or a loss of sense of smell or taste), need to phone for an appointment (do not book online) and you will receive instructions for your appointment, it is important for everyone’s safety that you DO NOT ENTER the waiting room.

Telehealth in the first instance will be utilised and if you require a face to face review, you may be required to have a negative COVID-19 swab within 72 hours of your appointment; the GP will instruct this as required.

Masks are mandatory:

All patients coming to GPcare will be required to wear a correctly fitted face mask at all times - mask exemptions will not be accepted and these patients will be offered telehealth in the first instance.

Please also note:

Telehealth –Fees may apply if patients are not eligible for telehealth under Medicare.

It is essential to continue to observe social distancing and we continue to limit numbers in our waiting room, we ask you not to remain in the waiting area unnecessarily and, where a carer is required to accompany an appointment, this is limited to one person.

To continue to deliver our high standards of care, the changes we make will be to ensure the safety of our patients, staff and doctors as the COVID-19 environment changes. We thank you for your respect and patience.

For a phone consult with a GP please phone GPcare on 1300 472 273.

Call 000 if you need urgent medical help.