Urgent Care

Not all urgencies are emergencies

Urgent Care at Drayton Medical centre

A Clinic for Non-Life Threatening acute injuries and illness. (if you can phone ahead for acute injuries we can triage appropriately).

If your situation is life threatening we encourage you to attend your closest emergency department or call 000 for an ambulance.

No private health insurance needed

We aim to make urgent care affordable and available for all. So at a very nominal fee, you can now avoid the wait at the emergency departments.

Your Urgent Care visit consists of two components:

  • The facility fee, $80, is a flat fee for any consult*
  • A Medicare bulk billing consult

The facility fee is not covered by Medicare or health insurance

Extra fee may apply if consumables are required;

  • Consumables include but may not be limited to CAMBOOTS, Crutches, Splints, IV therapy, IV antibiotics, and Burn dressing

The consumables fee is not covered by Medicare or health insurance.

When to visit urgent care

For all non-life-threatening medical emergencies.
Why wait in an emergency room when the doctors and nurses are able to assist you in our practice?
Urgent care can consist of the below.

  • Possible sprains or fractures
    Sports injuries
  • Minor eye problems (foreign body in eye)
  • Minor burns or scalds
  • Minor illness including fever and rashes
  • Insect and animal bites
  • Cuts that require stitches

When you should visit an Emergency Department

We strongly encourage to call 000 for an ambulance in any of the following situations.

  • Major Trauma
  • Possible Sepsis
  • Any Acute severe pain
  • Suspected Stroke
  • Syncope or seizures
  • Moderate to severe head injuries
  • Open fractures
  • Spinal trauma
  • Acute testicular pain
  • Acute mental health
  • Acute confusion
  • Any chest pain

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