Health care options near The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Is the emergency department the best place for you?

Before visiting an emergency department or calling Triple Zero (000), consider if there’s a better way to get better.

Not sure of your best health care option?
Call healthdirect on 1800 022 222 (24 hours, 7 days).

Do you have a cough or a cold?
See your GP or make an appointment at a respiratory clinic.

If it is an emergency and you are severely unwell, such as difficulty breathing at rest or chest pain, call Triple Zero (000).

Here are some health care options near The Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

GP Respiratory Clinics

GP Respiratory Clinics offer free face-to-face assessment for people with respiratory symptoms.

The closest clinic to the TQEH is the:

Arkaba Medical Centre
257 Fullarton Road, Parkside 5063

This centre has special appointments and measures in place for patients with respiratory symptoms.

General practices

If your regular GP is unavailable, consider seeing another GP or ask about Telehealth.

Many GPs are open after hours and on weekends and some offer bulk billing, which means services can be provided at no cost.

Here are some GP clinics located near TQEH:

Primary Old Port Road Medical and Dental Care
1202-1210 Old Port Road Royal Park
Phone: 8447 0000

El Shaddai Family Practice
480 Port Road West Hindmarsh
Phone: 8346 6292

365 Days Medical Centre Kidman Park
306 Grange Road Kidman Park
Phone: 8334 9855

Pro Health Care Beverley
678 Port Road Beverley
Phone: 8348 0000

Hindmarsh Bowden Health
334 Port Road Hindmarsh
Phone: 8417 7700

Visit Heathdirect service finder to find a GP nearest to you or call  1800 022 222 for 24 hour, 7 days a week health advice. 

Mental health

In a mental health emergency:

Mental Health Triage Service
Available 24 hours, 7 days
Phone: 13 14 65

Urgent Mental Health Care Centre
215 Grenfell Street, Adelaide
Phone: 08 8448 9100
Available 24 hours, 7 days

A comprehensive range of other mental health services are provided through community health centres and hospitals and in-home.


Pharmacies are a great source of free health information. Appointments are not usually needed and information about how to treat minor illnesses and injuries can generally be provided quickly and easily.

Many pharmacies are open late, on weekends and public holidays. To find a local pharmacy, including those that are open after hours, visit the Heathdirect service finder, call  1800 022 222 or visit Adelaide PHN Adelaide After Hours service finder.

Allied health

Allied health professionals can help with a range of medical issues, including sprains, muscle pain, eye conditions, and many other medical conditions.

To find an allied health professional, visit the Heathdirect service finder.

To find out more about the SA Government’s Better Care Options Campaign visit the SA Health