Flinders Peak Medical Centre hours:
A Receptionist answers the phone (07) 5464 6765
Monday to Friday 7.00 am ― 4.00 pm
Sunday: 8.00 am to 12.00 midday depending on the availability of doctors.
Closed on Saturdays and public holidays.
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.
Free services for Medicare card holders:
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. The Ipswich Emergency Department treats chest pain, difficulty breathing, decreased consciousness, sudden severe headache, severe abdominal pain, severe burns, late pregnancy complications and severely ill children.
From 30 August 2023 the Ripley Satellite Hospital Minor Injury and Illness Clinic at 150 Botany Drive, South Ripley will be open for minor injury and illness from 8.00 am to 10.00 pm, 7 days a week. This clinic treats fever, coughs, colds, earache, infections, rashes, minor eye issues, minor cuts, broken bones, minor head injury and minor burns. For more information please see Minor Injury and Illness Clinic | West Moreton Health
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.
Private, fee for service options:
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:
The After Hours Clinic Blackstone at Building 2/A 14 Hill Street Blackstone, QLD 4304, is an after hours clinic open Monday to Friday 6.00 pm to 12.00 am, Saturday 1.00 pm to 12.00 am, Sunday 10.00 am to 12.00 am and public holidays 10.00 am to 12.00 am. Phone 07 3073 3933 or book online at https://www.afterhoursclinic.au/ This service includes a doctor fee which will not be covered by Medicare or private health insurance.
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 07 3816 9300 for more information.
Alternatively there is the Wesley Private Emergency Centre in Auchenflower, Brisbane, located in part of the Wesley Private Hospital. Phone 07 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.