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 (TQEH).

Medicare Urgent Care Clinic — new service opened in December 2023

Western Medicare Urgent Care Clinic is now open for patients needing care for urgent, non life-threatening health conditions, and who cannot get an appointment at their usual GP.

This Urgent Care Clinic is staffed by doctors and nurses, providing timely care for the community in a general practice setting, including treatment of minor injuries including sprains and fractures, cuts, wounds and minor illnesses, infections and burns.

This clinic offers: 

  • walk in service, no appointment or referral needed
  • bulk billing, no out of pocket payments required
  • 7 days a week opening hours, from 10am to 8pm

Western Medicare Urgent Care Clinic is located at:
Old Port Road Medical and Dental Centre,
1202-1210 Old Port Rd
Royal Park 5014

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

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 5014 SA 
Phone: (08) 8447 0000

El Shaddai Family Practice

480 Port Road West Hindmarsh 5007 SA
Phone: (08) 8346 6292

365 Days Medical Centre Kidman Park

306 Grange Road Kidman Park 5025 SA
Phone: (08) 8334 9855

Pro Health Care Beverley

678 Port Road Beverley 5009 SA
Phone: (08) 8348 0000

Hindmarsh Bowden Health

334 Port Road Hindmarsh 5007 SA 
Phone: (08) 8417 7700

Western Hospital GP Clinic 

168 Cudmore Terrace Henley Beach 5022 SA 
Phone: (1300 934 325)

St Clair Medical

Shop 11-14 St Clair Village Shopping Centre, 40 Cheltenham Parade, St Clair 5011 SA 
Phone: (08) 8463 1388

Woodville South GP

4 Woodville Rd, Woodville South 5011 SA 
Phone: (08) 8166 0880 

Woodville Family Medical

813 Port Road, Woodville South 5011 SA
Phone: (08) 8445 2618

Croydon Medical Centre

219 Torrens Road, Croydon 5008 SA 
Phone: (08) 8346 2626

Westwood Medical Centre

3/40-44 Trafford Street, Angle Park 5010 SA
Phone: (08) 8300 7200

Allenby Gardens Medical Practice

115 Grange Road, Allenby Gardens 5009 SA
Phone: (08) 8340 1444

Shine SA Woodville (Sexual and Reproductive Health Services)

64C Woodville Road, Woodville 5011 SA
Phone: (08) 8300 5300

ProHealth Care Beverley

678 Port Road, Beverley 5009 SA
Phone: (08) 83480000

Torrens Clinic Croydon

421 Port Road, Croydon 5008 SA
Phone: (08) 8346 6408

Torrens Clinic Flinders Park

83 Holbrooks Road, Flinders Park 5025 SA
Phone: (08) 8352 6022

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.

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.

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