ADELAIDE CENTRAL RESPIRATORY CLINIC

FREE GP ASSESSMENT SERVICE

WHO SHOULD BE SEEN AT A RESPIRATORY CLINIC?

Patients with mild / moderate respiratory symptoms, including ANY of the following:

  • Tiredness

  • Fever

  • Runny nose / nasal congestion

  • Sore throat

  • Body aches and pains

  • Loss or change in taste or smell

 

Each and every patient presenting with any of the above symptoms will be GP assessed. A swab for COVID-19 can be conducted on-site as necessary.

WHAT HAPPENS AT THE CLINIC?

You will be assessed and managed by a GP and will be given advice and a management plan. You will be referred back to your regular GP for ongoing management thereafter. 

In addition to testing for COVID-19, we can also collect a respiratory viral panel, which includes influenza, rhinovirus and other respiratory viruses. There is NO REFERRAL REQUIRED. 

Our clinic has no waiting roomso there is minimal interaction with any other patients. ​

 

HOW DO I MAKE AN APPOINTMENT?

Attendance is by appointment only. Walk in patients will not be seen and will be unable to attend the facility.

Patients who arrive more than 10 minutes late to their appointment will be asked to reschedule. If you are running late or suspect you will not be able to make it to your appointment, please contact the clinic so that we can make other arrangements.

For Symptomatic Patients

Patients requiring a COVID-19 test and respiratory assessment can book online using the button below. For patients who take multiple regular medications, please bring in a list of these medications to help facilitate the assessment. 

For COVID-19 Positive Patients : 1-14 days from first positive result

COVID-19 positive patients care can be facilitated for assessment of acute ENT issues, abdominal pain, paediatric assessment and upper respiratory complaints.

COVID-19 positive patients are not required to have a referral from a medical professional to use our service, however, our triage process requires a Health Summary (attainable from your regular GP clinic). To book, please email your name, date of birth, address, and Medicare number, along with Patient Health Summary and proof of COVID-19 diagnosis to receptionacrc@gmail.com. Your request will be followed up with a phone call from one of our staff. 

 

WHEN WILL MY RESULTS BE AVAILABLE?

If you have attended the clinic and had a swab taken for COVID-19, your results will be available and sent as a SMS text message to you. Patients can currently expect to receive their results within 12 hours. 

 

If you have not received your results within this time then please contact the clinic directly.