Serving our community for over 50 years.
15-19 Victoria Crescent
Mount Barker SA 5251
Frequently Asked Questions
Our clinic is located at 15-19 Victoria Crescent in Mount Barker, South Australia. We provide ample on-site parking and are conveniently situated opposite Mount Barker Village, which offers a pharmacy, supermarket, and an assortment of fresh produce shops.
The doctors at Mt Barker Medical Clinic are private billing, and fees are payable in full at the time of consultation.
Pensioners and Commonwealth Senior Card holders are charged a discounted out-of-pocket expense.
Your appointment fee will depend on the type of appointment and the duration. You can find the doctors' fee list here, or call us, and our friendly reception team will explain the fee structure to you.
Please note that there may be additional costs for other GP service items or clinic services such as wound care products, consumable items, and specific administrative requests (e.g. transfer of medical records). For a full list of fees, please see the reception team.
Mt Barker Medical Clinic does not facilitate walk-in appointments unless a doctor deems an urgent consultation required. This is because most doctors are booked up in advance. To book an appointment online, please visit here. Alternatively, please call us on (08) 8391 1300.
If your usual doctor is fully booked and you need to see a doctor today, please call us on (08) 8391 1300, and we will, depending on the circumstances, try to book you in with your usual doctor, or if this is not possible, another doctor who has an appointment available.
Yes, in most circumstances you will need to see a doctor to have a script written. Doctors have a duty of care and need to determine if you should be prescribed a medication based on various factors, or if you should continue or cease taking a medication they may have prescribed for you previously.
A standard consultation time is 15 minutes.
A longer consultation time is 30 minutes. If you have numerous or complex medical issues or require a procedure, a longer consultation may be required.
At Mt Barker Medical Clinic, we use a secure automated SMS system to communicate with patients about results. Depending on the test that has been undertaken, a consultation may be required to receive results. It is the patient’s responsibility to follow up on their test results, and we actively encourage patients to be proactive in their healthcare and book an appointment for results before leaving the clinic.
Unless encryption is used, email is not a secure platform for communicating sensitive information such as test results. Also, to protect your privacy, you should never email personal information such as your birth date, address, Medicare card number, etc. to our clinic.
Regardless of the nature of your visit, you need to book an appointment with a doctor to ensure that you receive the correct level of care. Depending on your individual circumstance, you may also need to see a nurse either before or after your appointment with a doctor. Our reception staff can answer any particular questions you may have about your appointment.
Yes, Dr Peter Sargeant and Dr Emma Ramsey have a special interest in children’s health. Dr Emma Ramsey also has a Diploma in Child Health. All of the doctors at Mt Barker Medical Clinic are trained in children’s health.
Yes, several doctors have significant experience advising on skin cancer medicine. Please speak with your doctor.