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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From 2:53pm on 4 December 2021:
Changes have been made to the Emergency Management Arrivals Associated
Direction.

Those changes include:

🔸Testing Requirements🔸

New South Wales, ACT and Victoria are now deemed to be Moderate Risk LGA’s. All arrivals from these locations are now subject to the following requirements:
- Pre-arrival negative test result within 72 hours before arrival
- Must submit to a COVID-19 test on arrival and quarantine until negative test result
- Submit to a COVID-19 test on day 6 after arrival
- May not enter a High Risk Settings for 7 days after arrival
- Must check for symptoms once each day for 14 days after arrival

Please note: these provisions now apply to all Moderate Risk LGA’s.

Cross border community members are reminded all of New South Wales and Victoria are Level 3. If cross border community members leave the cross border corridor into broader New South Wales or Victoria during the period of 7 days before they arrive in South Australia they are required to have a negative COVID-19 test taken in the 72 hours prior to entering 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 8am to 8pm 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 December, 2021

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3rd December, 2021

From 5:46pm on 2 December 2021:

Changes have been made to the Arrivals Associated Direction. Those changes include:

🔸Testing requirements for arrivals from NSW
All arrivals from New South Wales are level 3(moderate risk) and are required to produce a pre-arrival negative test and test on arrival to SA and quarantine until test taken.

🔸Essential Travellers
Any requirement to test prior to or upon arrival will be satisfied if evidence of a COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours before they enter SA can be produced or have proof a negative test within the past 7 days.

🔸Nhill Arrivals
Nhill residents arriving in South Australia must have a pre-arrival negative test result within 72 hours before they enter the state.

🔸Cross Border Community (NSW & VIC)
For Cross Border Community members in Victoria or New South Wales who travel beyond the Cross Border Corridor in South Australia with a person or people less than 12 years and 2 months of age must:

• Produce a pre-arrival negative test result within 72 hours before entry to SA
• Test on arrival to SA and quarantine until test taken

🔸High Risk Travellers:
Travellers from High Risk LGAs must:

• Quarantine as directed for 7 days after arrival (previously 14)
• Produce a pre-arrival negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours prior to arrival in SA
• Take a COVID-19 test within 24 hours of arrival in SA
• Take a COVID-19 test again on days 6 and 13
• Daily symptom check for 14 days after arrival using HealthCheck SA
• No entry to high risk settings for 14 days after arrival
• No entry to COVID Management Plan events for 14 days after arrival

🔸International Travellers:
Vaccinated international arrivals who have been outside Australia within the previous 14 days before their arrival into SA must:
• Quarantine as directed for 14 days after arrival
• Produce a pre-arrival negative COVID-19 test result having been received within 72 hours prior your departure to Australia
• Take a COVID-19 test within 24 hours of arrival in SA
• Take a COVID-19 test again on days 6 and 13
• Daily symptom check for 14 days after arrival using HealthCheck SA

All people planning to travel to South Australia from interstate and overseas, including returning South Australians, must apply through EntryCheck SA — www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/travel/entrycheck-sa.

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 8am to 8pm 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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2nd December, 2021

In light of the borders opening and to ensure the safety of all of our staff and patients we are implementing some new measures to make our clinic a Green Zone .
From the 3rd December  we will ask all patients to check in at our rear entrance door. 

We also be asking some screening questions in relation to your symptoms on the day and your recent travel and covid test status if you have recently had a test .  If you are experiencing any respiratory or other potential covid symptoms you will be offered a phone appt . 

With social distancing still in place only the person who has the appt will be able to enter ( exception is a carer or one parent of a child ) 
Correct Mask wearing , QR coding and hand sanitising is compulsory  . 

Please be patient when being asked the screening questions , this is to ensure our maintaining our safe green zone practice . 

Please remember you can still book your Pfizer Vaccine or Pfizer booster appt with us , please ask our staff for the next available appt time .  
Thank You in advance for your cooperation

In light of the borders opening and to ensure the safety of all of our staff and patients we are implementing some new measures to make our clinic a Green Zone .
From the 3rd December we will ask all patients to check in at our rear entrance door.

We also be asking some screening questions in relation to your symptoms on the day and your recent travel and covid test status if you have recently had a test . If you are experiencing any respiratory or other potential covid symptoms you will be offered a phone appt .

With social distancing still in place only the person who has the appt will be able to enter ( exception is a carer or one parent of a child )
Correct Mask wearing , QR coding and hand sanitising is compulsory .

Please be patient when being asked the screening questions , this is to ensure our maintaining our safe green zone practice .

Please remember you can still book your Pfizer Vaccine or Pfizer booster appt with us , please ask our staff for the next available appt time .
Thank You in advance for your cooperation
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2nd December, 2021

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Carolyn Edwards

COVID-19 Health Alert - 30 November 2021

SA Health has identified new COVID-19 exposure locations 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.

⚠ Close contact exposure locations
Robe – Caledonian Inn (Inside patrons)
▫ Thursday 25 November – 7.15pm to 8.45pm

Robe – Robe Seafood & Takeaway
▫ Wednesday 24 November – 6.45pm to 7.30pm

Unvaccinated contacts – If you are unvaccinated and were at the above Close contact exposure location at the specified date and time, you must:
▪ immediately quarantine for 14 days since you were at the location
▪ get tested immediately
▪ get tested again on day 6 and day 13
▪ complete this form to notify SA Health you were at this location: forms.sa.gov.au/#/form/60dbc8114d433274849f347c

Vaccinated contacts - If you are vaccinated and were at the above Close contact exposure location at the specified date and time, you must:
▪ immediately quarantine for 7 days since you were at the location
▪ get tested immediately
▪ get tested again on day 6 and day 13
▪ not attend high risk settings or COVID Management Plan events for 14 days after exposure
▪ wear a surgical mask when around others
▪ avoid contact with vulnerable people, avoid non-essential activities where possible and avoid shared spaces and maintain physical distancing on days 8 to 14 after exposure.
▪ complete this form to notify SA Health you were at this location: forms.sa.gov.au/#/form/60dbc8114d433274849f347c

⚠ Casual contact exposure locations
Robe – Caledonian Inn (Outside patrons)
▫ Thursday 25 November – 7.15pm to 8.45pm

Robe – Union Cafe (Patrons)
▫ Friday 26 November – 10.30am to 11.00am
▫ Wednesday 24 November – 10.45am to 11.15am

If you were at one of the above Casual contact exposure locations at the specified dates and times, you must:
▪ get tested immediately and quarantine until you receive a negative result
▪ get tested again on day 6 and day 13
▪ wear a surgical mask when around others at all times
▪ avoid contact with vulnerable people (elderly, pregnant, young children), avoid non-essential activities where possible, avoid shared spaces and maintain physical distancing.

⚠ Low risk casual contact location
Robe – Caltex Robe
▫ Friday 26 November – 11.30am to 12.00pm

If you were at the above Low risk casual contact location, monitor yourself for symptoms and get tested as soon as they develop.

ℹ 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.

ℹ 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.

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

ℹ Find your nearest testing site at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVIDtesting
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30th November, 2021

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25th October, 2021

𝗦𝗔 𝗖𝗢𝗩𝗜𝗗 "𝗥𝗢𝗔𝗗𝗠𝗔𝗣" 𝗥𝗘𝗩𝗘𝗔𝗟𝗘𝗗

From November 23rd, South Australia will ease border restrictions for double-vaccinated people, and the quarantine period for vaccinated international travellers will be halved to seven days.

Home gatherings will also increase from 20 to 30 people.

Masks for indoor public settings and density limits for public events will remain.

It was also revealed today that "most COVID restrictions" are planned to be lifted before Christmas.
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25th October, 2021

Thinking about washing your hands? The answer should always be yes.
Some of us may be guilty of neglecting good hand hygiene.
Effective hand hygiene is one of the most important measures we have in our fight against COVID-19.
One of the easiest ways to prevent the spread of infection is with thorough hand-washing for 20 seconds with water and soap.
#InfectionPreventionWeek #IIPW
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25th October, 2021

Thankyou for your feedback , 96 % of ratings very good or excellent .. In our review with our team  we will address a couple of specific areas we can do better , such as : 
We will let you know more often if your GP is running a bit overtime , so you know what your wait time will be .
We will spend more time with those new patients to our practice of the region , so that you know more about us and our service and our practice facilities .
We are always re visiting our service values to you as our patients , and as a whole team we strive to achieve this everyday . 
Thankyou

Thankyou for your feedback , 96 % of ratings very good or excellent .. In our review with our team we will address a couple of specific areas we can do better , such as :
We will let you know more often if your GP is running a bit overtime , so you know what your wait time will be .
We will spend more time with those new patients to our practice of the region , so that you know more about us and our service and our practice facilities .
We are always re visiting our service values to you as our patients , and as a whole team we strive to achieve this everyday .
Thankyou
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24th October, 2021