Main Clinic - 2-4 Wehl Street North, Mount Gambier
Branch Clinic - Port MacDonnell Senior Citizens Building
Consulting Hours Monday to Friday 8.30am to 6.30pm Phones open at 8.00am for Appointments
Saturday 9.00am to 11.30am Phones open at 8.00am
Sunday & Public Holidays 9.30am to 12.30pm Phones open at 9.30am
Contact Us 08 8725 4261

About us

Our three Partners , seven Associates and two Registrars offer the community a wide range of health services. We have a range of visiting Allied Health and specialists consulting at Ferrers Medical Clinic. We also have a branch clinic operating at Port MacDonnell three afternoons per week for those residents.

We are proud to be part of the Flinders University Rural Clincial School where rural medical students are sometimes hosted in our practice.

Our fully computerised practice offers remote access to doctors visiting nursing homes. We have NBN and wifi within the clinic.

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10th October, 2021

As at 10:52am on Friday, 8 October 2021:

All people residing in the Mount Gambier City, District Council of Grant and Wattle Range Council are now subject to the same level of restrictions as the rest of the state – Level 1 with modifications.

Level 1 restrictions:
🔹3/4 density (for seated activities)
🔹No communal consumption facilities
🔹1/2 density (for non-seated activities)
🔹1/4 density (indoor fitness facilities)
🔹Seated food and beverage consumption only for indoor defined public activities
🔹COVID Management Plans required for events of more than 1,000 people
🔹Shisha ban
🔹Gathering at home cap: 20 (gatherings at residential premises, including residents of residential premises)
🔹Private activity cap: 150 (private activities at non-residential premises)
🔹Masks for high risk settings
🔹Masks for personal care services (except for the person receiving the service, if necessary for the provision of the personal care service)

Additional restrictions:
🔹Masks for health care services (except for the person receiving the service, if necessary for the provision of the health care service)
🔹Masks for passenger transport services
🔹Masks for indoor fitness facilities (except while exercising)
🔹Masks for shared indoor public places (except bridal parties during ceremonies)
🔹Restrictions on dancing and singing other than dancing at private functions and private activities & cap of 50 dancing
🔹Private activities with food and beverage consumption whilst standing at 1/2 density and approved contact tracing system & cap of 150
🔹Private functions with food and beverage consumption while standing at 1/2 density with approved contact tracing system & (when indoors) cap of 150 (at relevant or ongoing licensed premises.

Note: An approved contact tracing system (QR code) is generated from a COVID Safe Plan.

The information above only highlights the key changes made to the Directions and does not reflect all requirements. Members of the public are encouraged to see the full Directions for further information.

All existing directions, frequently asked questions and other information can be found here: www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/emergency-declarations

If you require further information you can call the SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787 between the hours of 9am to 5pm 7 days per week or go to the SA Health website at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au or www.sa.gov.au/covid-19
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7th October, 2021

From 5.00pm on Thursday, 7 October 2021 - a new direction for Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination has been created.

From 12.01am on Monday, 1 November 2021 a person who engages in work or performs duties in a healthcare setting (public or private hospital) must have:

- Received at least one dose of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccination,
- Received or has evidence of a booking to receive a second dose of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine within one month of the first dose.
- Provided the operator of the health care setting with proof of their vaccination status upon request.

This applies to all people engaging in work or duties at a healthcare setting including clinicians, ambulance workers, allied health workers, cleaners, administrative and executive staff and students undertaking placement, regardless of whether they work in a patient or a non-patient area.

A healthcare worker is not required to have evidence of a COVID-19 vaccination if:
- They have a medical certificate:
o from a legally qualified medical practitioner in accordance with guidelines published by ATAGI.
o The certificate specifies the nature of the exemption and the basis on which it applies; and
o They produce the certificate on request by an authorised officer.
- Or, the person is responding to a non-medical emergency or urgent maintenance task.

For more information on vaccination exemptions go to www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/restrictions-and-responsibilities/travel-restrictions/essential-travellers

All existing directions, frequently asked questions and other information can be found here: www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/emergency-declarations

If you require further information you can call the SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787 between the hours of 9am to 5pm 7 days per week or go to the SA Health website at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au or www.sa.gov.au/covid-19
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7th October, 2021

We have a vacancy for a RN for 2 - 4 days per week ...  Immediate start .. 
- 8.30 to 5.30 pm
- Immunisation trained preferable , but training can be offered . 
- must be reliable for shifts 
Email CV in to annebierwirth@ferrers.com.au
Or phone 87 254261 to speak with Anne .

We have a vacancy for a RN for 2 - 4 days per week ... Immediate start ..
- 8.30 to 5.30 pm
- Immunisation trained preferable , but training can be offered .
- must be reliable for shifts
Email CV in to annebierwirth@ferrers.com.au
Or phone 87 254261 to speak with Anne .
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5th October, 2021

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COVID-19 HEALTH ALERT 5 October 2021

SA Health has identified a new COVID-19 exposure location in South Australia associated with a positive case of COVID-19. If you attended an exposure location, you are required to follow the relevant health advice.

Investigations in the Mount Gambier region are continuing and the website will be updated as soon as any additional exposure locations are identified.

⚠ TIER 4 Exposure Sites - If you were at the below locations, monitor yourself for symptoms and get tested as soon as they develop.

Mount Gambier – SipnSave - South Eastern Hotel
▫️ Friday 1 October – 5.30pm to 6.05pm

ℹ️ If you were at any of the above locations, but not at the specified date and time, monitor yourself for symptoms and get tested as soon as symptoms develop.

ℹ️ You may not always receive a call, SMS or email from SA Health. You must follow the relevant health advice even if you have not been contacted.

ℹ️ If you have any COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild, please seek testing as soon as possible.

ℹ️ Find your nearest testing site at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDtesting

ℹ️ More information is available at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDcontacttracing
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4th October, 2021

Mount Gambier Podiatry
( at Ferrers Medical ) still consulting as normal .. within the SA Health directives
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4th October, 2021

Due to the new SA Health directive .

: Only patients with appts will be able to attend the clinic .
: Children up to 18 yr may have one person attend with them .
: Those patients who have a carer are exempt
: if all our available seating is at capacity patients may be asked to wait in their car until the GP is ready .
: Accounts will need to be paid by phone if your not attending an appt.
: Our entrance at the rear of our clinic will be our only entrance this coming week . Please use our intercom and wait for assistance.
: You will be asked at our entrance if you have any respiratory symptoms , if so you will be required to return to your car for a phone appt , and advised to Covid Test .
Please be patient and respectful to our staff during this time , our aim is to keep everyone safe . Abusive language or behaviour will not be tolerated .
As required more updates may follow .
Thankyou .
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4th October, 2021

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Effective as of 4pm on Monday 4 October 2021:

The Emergency Management (Activities Associated No 14A) (COVID-19) Direction 2021 has been created. This Direction specifically relates to the Local Government Areas of:

• Mount Gambier City
• District Council of Grant
• Wattle Range Council

These Local Government Areas will enter Level 3 Requirements with modifications. The key points are:

• Density provisions for all defined public activities is now 1 person per 4 square metres

• All consumption of food and beverages must be seated both indoors and outdoors

• No communal food consumption

• Mask must be worn in all indoor public places, including high risk settings, personal care services, health care services, indoor fitness facilities (except while exercising) and for passenger transport services

• Masks are not required for bridal parties during ceremonies and people receiving health care or personal care services, if necessary for the provision of the health care service

• Private activities are capped at 10, with no standing consumption or dancing permitted

• Home gatherings are capped to the residents of the home plus 2 people

• Singing is not permitted unless it is a person performing individually, a person is a member of a group performing or rehearsing, at an educational premises or a person is undertaking or providing an individual lesson. Karaoke is not permitted.

• Dancing is not permitted unless it is members of a bridal party at wedding ceremony or reception or at a dance studio if no service of alcohol takes place.

• No spectators are permitted at a sporting event or sports or fitness training unless they are a caregiver to the person participating. Only 1 caregiver is permitted per person

• COVID Management Plans are required for events greater than 1000 people and are outdoors only

The information above only highlights the key points made in this Directions and does not reflect all requirements. Members of the public are encouraged to see the full Directions for further information.

It should be noted that Emergency Management (Activities Associated No 14)(COVID-19) Direction 2021 remains in force for the remainder of South Australia.

All existing directions, frequently asked questions and other information can be found here: www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/emergency-declarations

If you require further information you can call the SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787 between the hours of 9am to 5pm 7 days per week or go to the SA Health website at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au or www.sa.gov.au/covid-19
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4th October, 2021

From 7:41 pm on Sunday, 3 October 2021:

The Victorian Cross Border Community Corridor has been reduced to 40km west of the SA/Vic border and 30km east. Any Cross Border Community Member who travels beyond the new corridor in the 14 days prior to their arrival will not be able to enter South Australia.

Cross border community members who travelled beyond 30km east of the SA/Vic border (but not beyond 70km) before the commencement of this Associated Direction will be permitted to return to SA subject to Level 4 requirements.

Cross Border Community members will be required to show evidence of a COVID-19 test, or a negative COVID-19 test result, undertaken within the 7 days prior to their arrival. If such evidence cannot be produced, the traveller will have to undertake a test within 48 hours of arrival.

All existing directions, frequently asked questions and other information can be found here: www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/emergency-declarations

If you require further information you can call the SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787 between the hours of 9am to 5pm 7 days per week or go to the SA Health website at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au or www.sa.gov.au/covid-19
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3rd October, 2021

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3rd October, 2021