THE PRACTICE

Providing a comprehensive general practice service.

The Practice

We have doctors with a wide range of skills and interests to meet all your medical needs. Our doctors are involved in continuing medical education programs.
We are a Bulk Billing practice for all Medicare Consultations.
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Available Services

  • Medicals
  • Women’s Health & Pap Smears
  • ECG
  • Counselling
  • Cryotherapy
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Baby Checks
  • Men’s Health
  • Weightloss
  • Travel Medicine
  • Sport’s Medicine
  • Minor Surgery
  • Aged Health
  • Chronic Health Care Planning
  • Diabetic Education
  • Wound Care & Dressings
  • Counselling
  • Work Cover & insurance Related Treatments
  • Immunisation – Infant, Adult & Travel
  • Skin Cancer Check
  • Skin Biopsy& Skin Cancer Excision
  • Implanon Insertion & Removal
  • General Paediatrics
  • Pre-employment Health Checks
  • Driving Medical Examination
  • Lung Function Test- Spirometry
  • Medicals
  • Women’s Health & Pap Smears
  • ECG
  • Counselling
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Baby Checks
  • Men’s Health
  • Travel Medicine
  • Sport’s Medicine
  • Minor Surgery
  • Aged Health
  • Chronic Health Care Planning
  • Diabetic Education
  • Wound Care & Dressings
  • Weightloss
  • Work Cover & insurance Related Treatments
  • Immunisation – Infant, Adult & Travel
  • Skin Cancer Check
  • Skin Biopsy& Skin Cancer Excision
  • Implanon Insertion & Removal
  • General Paediatrics
  • Cryotheraphy
  • Pre-employment Health Checks
  • Driving Medical Examination
  • Lung Function Test- Spirometry
  • Counselling

Recall System

To assist patients, especially those at risk, we run a reminder system for preventative health issues. Please inform staff if you do not wish to be involved in the recall program. It is essential to make an appointment when you receive a reminder letter or text message.

Repeat Prescriptions

In the interest of better health monitoring, repeat prescriptions will generally not be issued without a doctors consultation.

Appointments

To make an appointment telephone the surgery or book online. Please indicate preferred time and doctor you wish to see. If you require a longer consultation please inform the receptionist at the time of the booking. Should you be unable to keep your appointment, please contact the surgery at least two hours prior to the allocated time to cancel your appointment as from the 1st January 2019, you will be charged a $25 cancellation fee if you fail to do so.

Please notify reception staff upon your arrival. If you are experiencing any of the following please notify reception immediately:

  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sudden onset of visual disturbance
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Flu like symptoms
  • Contagious illness (requiring a mask)
  • Rash

Any medical emergencies will always be attended to promptly. Emergency calls will always be accepted immediately by the doctors.

The doctor will return all other calls between consultations or at their earliest convenience. Our reception staff are experienced in assisting you with your inquiry.

Walk-ins will be seen by the doctor at the next available time, however appointments will always have priority.

Home Visits

Virginia Medical Centre provides home visits to residents in The Palms Residential Village and The Virginia Gardens Caravan Park, please contact the centre to enquire about an appointment. Other home visits are made at the discretion of the doctor and are restricted to our regular patients who may be seriously ill or those whose mobility is impaired.

Test Results

To maintain a strict code of confidentiality, patients are advised to make an appointment with their doctor to have their results discussed.  We will not give any results over the phone or via email.

Referral Letters

When seeing your specialist, please ensure your referral letter is current. Patients must book an appointment with their doctor to obtain a referral letter to a specialist.

Fees

This is a bulk-billing practice for all Medicare Consultations. Fees apply for Pre-Employment medicals,Private Insurance Reports and Medicals, Heavy Vehicle, Motor and Harness Racing licence renewals. Please check when making a booking.

We appreciate that some specialist or imaging or pathology services may cost more than the scheduled fee, we will endeavour to inform you if this is so.

Other Facilities

Disabled access and onsite parking is available to assist in transport. There are facilities for baby nappy changing and feeding should this be required.

Clinpath Laboratories

We have on site Pathology services, appointments are not needed unless you are having a special test like a GTT or a Breath test or Holter monitor or Blood pressure tests(Please note fees may apply for some services). You must ring on (08)8366 2000 to book and the test will be performed here at Virginia Medical Centre.

Clinpath Service Times

Monday – Friday
7:30am – 1:00pm
Saturday
8:00am – 12:00pm
Sunday
Unavailable

Clinpath Service Times

Monday – Friday
8:00am – 11:00 am
Saturday
Unavailable
Sunday
Unavailable

Our Commitment

Virginia Medical Centre and Heritage Medical Centre are GPA accredited practices.

We are committed to your care, respect your rights and needs and provide a safe and efficient environment delivering the highest level of care.

After Hours Care

Should you require medical assistance outside our usual hours, care is provided by an approved locum service, call National Home Doctor Service on 13 74 25 (13SICK).

In the case of an emergency and because of distances served by this outer metropolitan practice, you may be wise to call an ambulance or head straight to Gawler or Lyell McEwen Hospitals.

Privacy Policy

Your medical record is a confidential document. It is the policy of this practice to maintain the security of personal health Information. Please feel free to request a detailed copy of the National Privacy Policy.
Heritage Medical Centre and Virginia Medical Centre provide a shared service where both clinics are on the same data base where all our patients records are linked.

Appointments can be made at either clinic from both locations.

Patient Feedback

If you have any suggestions and concerns we would like to hear about them. There is a suggestion box in the waiting room or alternatively you may want to bring it up with your doctor or our reception staff. If you choose take the matter further you can contact the Health & Community Services complaints commissioner on: 1800 232 007.

VIRGINIA MEDICAL CENTRE & HERITAGE MEDICAL CENTRE OBSERVE A STRICT NO SMOKING POLICY.

Monday – Friday
8:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday – Sunday
9:00am – 1:00pm

Phone (08) 8380 9145

Monday – Friday
8:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday – Sunday
Closed

Phone (08) 8520 2220

News & Updates

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Nutri4life’s Accredited Practising Dietitian consults at Virginia Medical Centre.

Nutri4Life can assist with:

Bariatric surgery nutrition management (pre and post surgery)
Complete diet and lifestyle assessment including special diets
Professional advice, support and motivation
Specialised nutrition advice
Diabetes management
Weight control
Heart conditions
Cholesterol

Call our clinic on 8380 9145 to arrange an appointment.
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Nutri4life’s Accredited Practising Dietitian consults at Virginia Medical Centre.

Nutri4Life can assist with:

Bariatric surgery nutrition management (pre and post surgery)
Complete diet and lifestyle assessment including special diets
Professional advice, support and motivation
Specialised nutrition advice
Diabetes management
Weight control
Heart conditions
Cholesterol

Call our clinic on 8380 9145 to arrange an appointment.

PHYSIOTHERAPY
AVAILABLE SATURDAYS

Are you experiencing aches and pains?

We provide comprehensive physiotherapy assessments using holistic and patient centred treatments.

Our main goals are to reduce pain and restore movement by using hands on therapy and creating a movement plan.

Please give us a call if you have any questions or to make an appointment. Thank you.

📞 8380 9145
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PHYSIOTHERAPY
AVAILABLE SATURDAYS 

Are you experiencing aches and pains? 

We provide comprehensive physiotherapy assessments using holistic and patient centred treatments.

Our main goals are to reduce pain and restore movement by using hands on therapy and creating a movement plan.

Please give us a call if you have any questions or to make an appointment. Thank you.
 
📞 8380 9145

Allied Heath professionals provide a broad range of diagnostic, technical, therapeutic and direct health services to improve the health and wellbeing of the consumers they support. ... ExpandSee Less

Allied Heath professionals provide a broad range of diagnostic, technical, therapeutic and direct health services to improve the health and wellbeing of the consumers they support.

Are you eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine?

💉 Healthcare workers currently employed and not included in Phase 1a
💉 Household contacts of quarantine and border workers
💉 Critical and high risk workers who are currently employed including defence, police, fire, emergency services and meat processing
💉 Elderly people aged 80 years and over
💉 Elderly people aged 70 years and over
💉 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 55 years and over
💉 Adults with an underlying medical condition or significant disability

If you meet any of the above criteria, we welcome you to book online now!
www.hotdoc.com.au/medical-centres/virginia-SA-5120/virginia-medical-centre/doctors?purpose=covid-...

#covid #COVID19 #imunisation #vaccine #covidvax #covidvaccine #twowells #virginia #medicalcentre #adelaide
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Are you eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine?

💉 Healthcare workers currently employed and not included in Phase 1a
💉 Household contacts of quarantine and border workers
💉 Critical and high risk workers who are currently employed including defence, police, fire, emergency services and meat processing
💉 Elderly people aged 80 years and over
💉 Elderly people aged 70 years and over
💉 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 55 years and over
💉 Adults with an underlying medical condition or significant disability

If you meet any of the above criteria, we welcome you to book online now!
https://www.hotdoc.com.au/medical-centres/virginia-SA-5120/virginia-medical-centre/doctors?purpose=covid-vaccine

#covid  #COVID19  #imunisation  #vaccine #covidvax #covidvaccine #twowells #virginia #medicalcentre #adelaide

Flu-Vacs are now available at Virginia & Heritage Medical Centres.

Please call our clinics to book in!

Virginia Medical Centre
08 8380 9145

Heritage Medical Centre
08 8520 2220
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Flu-Vacs are now available at Virginia & Heritage Medical Centres.

Please call our clinics to book in!  

Virginia Medical Centre
08 8380 9145

Heritage Medical Centre
08 8520 2220