About the centre
The team of experienced healthcare practitioners and staff at Primary Old Port Road Medical & Dental Centre are committed to providing quality family medical care. The modern facility provides dedicated General Practice, Dental, Physiotherapy and Allied Health services as well as Skin Clinicians all working hand in hand to deliver holistic patient care. Treatment and procedural areas with Nursing support, Pathology, Radiology (X-ray, Ultrasound and CT), a Pharmacy and Occupational Health services complete the centre's offering. The centre is open 365 days a year, offers GP appointments with the majority of services bulk billed.
This information has been designed to provide patients with relevant and up-to-date information about this practice. For more information, please see the Receptionist or Practice Manager.
Referrals & Engaging with other services
The team of experienced healthcare practitioners and staff atPrimary Old Port Road Medical & Dental Centre are committed to providing high standard and comprehensive medical care to the community. The Doctors regularly engage with local health services and specialists to optimise your care.
Fees and billing arrangements
Private fees apply to all non-Medicare card holders. All fees are payable at the time of consultation. Private fees - General Practitioner Consultation: A number of our GP’s charge a private fee if an appointment is booked with them. The Medicare rebate is claimed through the Ezyclaim terminal at the date of service.
Monday to Friday 7:00 am - 8:00 am $95.00
Monday to Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm $80.00
Monday to Friday 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm $95.00
Saturday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm $80.00
After Hours $95.00
** fees do differ if patients have a long consultation with the GP’s.
All fees are payable at the time of consultation. Cash, all major credit cards and EFTPOS are accepted. Private fees may apply to work cover patients, specialists, dental and allied health services and any non-Medicare service item.
The Doctors in this Medical Centre bulk-bill all patients who are holders of a valid Medicare Card, unless they have made an appointment with doctors who charge privately. Please present your Medicare and/or Concession cards to reception.
Our clinic offers both walk-in and by appointment consultations. Patients are encouraged to book an appointment, however appointments are not available after hours or on weekends, as walk-ins may be experiencing long wait times.
To book an appointment, call 08 8447 0000 or to book online using Hotdoc or downloading the app by clicking the link down below.
After Hours & Emergency Care
After Hours number phone 0481 616 971
For All Emergencies Phone ‘000’ (triple zero)
Doctors in our centre are available for house calls and external visits to regular patients under certain circumstances. Please see the receptionist or call the Centre to request a home visit. ( Our doctors will offer nursing home visits and if the after hours doctor feels necessary, they will make a home visit. These can not be requested by patients.)
Unless it is an emergency, we do not disturb Doctors during consultations with telephone calls. A message can be taken by reception staff and sent to the Doctor electronically for their response.
The Doctors in this Centre routinely send recalls and reminders to patients by SMS/letter (as appropriate) for follow up consultation and the review of test results. If you do not wish to receive these reminders, please advise your Doctor or reception team.
From time to time you may also be provided with information about improving your health and offering you access to preventative health services that are appropriate to your care. If you do not wish to receive these reminders, please advise your Doctor or reception team.
Test Results, Scripts, Referrals & Other Paperwork
For privacy reasons test results are not given out over the telephone. This means that all patients are required to return to the centre to discuss their results during a consultation with a Doctor. You also need to attend the Centre to obtain any referrals, repeat scripts etc. as part of a consultation with a Doctor. Our Receptionists do not have access to your clinical information and are unable to take requests for any of these items.
National Healthcare Schemes
This Centre is part of the following National Healthcare Schemes:
- National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
- Australian Immunisation Register Please speak to your GP for further information.
We welcome feedback from patients to help us improve the services at our Centre. We take your concerns, suggestions and complaints seriously. Please speak to the Practice Manager or your doctor to discuss your concerns. If you prefer to fill in our feedback form above please do so.
We believe that problems are best dealt with within the Medical Centre. However, if you feel the need to discuss a matter outside of the Medical Centre, you may contact the Health Care Complaints Commission on 1800 232 007 or visit http://www.hcscc.sa.gov.au/.
Management of patient health information
Patients who require communication services
Telephone interpreter service and other communication support systems such as AUSLAN are available for patients or doctors. Please inform our Reception team. If you do not understand this information, or require a translation please speak to reception or contact: firstname.lastname@example.org