Flinders Peak Medical Centre
Bulk-billing, Evidence-based, Family and General Medicine
Phone: (07) 5464 6765
355 Ipswich-Boonah Road
Purga Queensland 4306
Situated in the City of Ipswich
Fax: (07) 5464 6888
The Flinders Peak Medical Centre doctors are not currently taking new patients.
Due to the demands of the current pandemic and the population growth in our area, our GPs in the main surgery building are unfortunately not able to take on new patients.
The Purga Respiratory outside Clinic and our separate COVID-19 Vaccination clinic are however open to the public and treat patients from other practices. These services are by appointment only. Please ring 54646765 to make an appointment.
The Flinders Peak Medical Centre is currently giving the AstraZeneca brand of COVID-19 vaccination and the PFIZER brand of COVID-19 vaccination.
We give COVID-19 vaccinations by appointment only. Please call the surgery to make an appointment / put your name on the waiting list.
To gain access to the vaccine the Government requires all patients to register at this link [CLICK HERE] or register by using the QR Code we have posted in the surgery.
Vaccinations are given inside the main surgery building (not in the drive-around Respiratory Clinic).
For current eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine please refer to the Department of Health’s covid-19 eligibility checker .
Our doctors and staff follow the Australian Government guidelines on which brand of vaccine can be given to each patient.
ASTRAZENECA brand is for:
~ People of all ages (including adults under 60 years) who have had the first dose of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca without any serious adverse effects;
~ Adults aged 60 and over;
~ Adults aged 40 to 59 who choose ASTRAZENECA over the Pfizer vaccine.
PFIZER brand is for:
~ Adults aged 40 to 59;
~ Quarantine and border workers;
~ Health care workers;
~ Aged care and disability care residents and staff;
~ People aged 16 and over with an underlying medical condition or significant disability;
~ Critical and high risk workers aged 16 and over including defence, police, fire, emergency services and meat processing;
~ All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 16 to 49;
~ NDIS participants aged years 16 and over, and carers of NDIS participants of any age;
~ Temporary visa holders aged under 50 years who are currently in Australia and have been approved for return travel to Australia through the travel exemption process.
GROUPS NOT YET BEING VACCINATED:
~ Adults aged 16 to 39 who are not part of any of the above listed groups;
~ Children aged under 16.
COVID-19 and other potentially infectious symptoms: We are treating any person with respiratory symptoms outside our surgery building, in the drive-around Respiratory Clinic we have established beside our surgery building. The outside Respiratory Clinic is a free service funded by the Australian Federal Government to treat anyone with respiratory illness including influenza (flu) and COVID-19.
The clinic is by appointment only. Call 07 5464 6765 to make an appointment.
Treats: any person with respiratory symptoms including but not limited to high temperatures / fever / unusual sweating / chills / coughing / unusual tiredness / upper respiratory tract infection / a runny nose / sore ear(s) / sore throat / skin rash / ache and pains / loss of sense of taste / loss of sense of smell / diarrhoea / vomiting. It is also for people who believe they may be unwell after coming into contact with someone who has a confirmed case of influenza or COVID-19.
If you have any of these symptoms or feel you may be unwell after coming into contact with someone who has a confirmed case of influenza or COVID-19, you cannot enter the surgery building. Phone the surgery and a receptionist can give you an appointment at the outside Respiratory Clinic.
For the convenience of our patients and the wider community, Queensland Medical Laboratories (QML) is operating a drive-through COVID-19 testing centre (GP referral needed) in the white demountable building outside the main surgery building. Usually open for COVID-19 testing Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 3.45 pm. Closed weekends and public holidays. A referral from a GP is required for COVID-19 testing at this site unless the area is declared a COVID-19 Hot Spot and the Government temporarily waivers the need for a referral. QML is independently owned and operated and its opening hours may be subject to change. Please make direct contact with QML if you are concerned about missing its opening hours.
Our receptionists answer the phone Monday to Friday 7.00 am to 5.00 pm depending on the availability of our doctors.
Sunday: ring to hear our recorded message.
From June 2021 we will be closed on Saturdays and public holidays.
Our suggestions for After Hours care can be found here.
Consultations by appointment.