Flinders Peak Medical Centre hours:
A Receptionist answers the phone (07) 5464 6765
Monday to Friday 7.00 am ― 5.00 pm depending on the availability of our doctors.
Saturday and Sunday: ring to hear our recorded message.
We are closed on public holidays including the Easter holiday long weekend.
If you are experiencing chest pain or a medical emergency that could be life-threatening, ring for an Ambulance on 000.
After hours and public holidays: Recorded information about the options listed below is given on our surgery phone number after hours.
If you feel your condition is urgent, but not urgent enough to call an ambulance, you can go to the Ipswich Public Hospital Accident and Emergency Department in Chelmsford Avenue Ipswich.
If you feel you need to be seen and your condition is not chest pain or a life-threatening, medical emergency, we suggest the following after hours care:
St Andrews Private Emergency Department in Pring Street Ipswich. Open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. No appointment is necessary and no referral from your doctor is required to attend the Department. This Emergency service includes a doctor fee which will not be covered by Medicare or private health insurance. Please phone 3816 9300 for more information.
Your area may be serviced by the Hello Home Doctor Service that provides house calls in after hours times and on public holidays to private homes in the Ipswich area. Phone 134 100 or go to their website to check what suburbs they cover and book an appointment. Patients who hold a current Medicare card or Dept. of Veterans Affairs card are bulk-billed. Their consultation hours are Monday – Friday 6:00 pm till 8:00 am, Saturday 12:00 midday onwards, Sunday 24 hours and Public Holiday 24 hours.
Alternatively there is The Wesley Private Emergency Centre in Auchenflower, Brisbane, located in part of the Wesley Private Hospital. Phone 3232 7333. Open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. This service charges an upfront fee – please ask what the current fee is when you book your appointment.