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A Day in an Accident & Medical Clinic

Medical Officers working in our walk-in Accident & Medical Clinic see patients in order of clinical priority or medical urgency. Patients are triaged by a nurse, to assess their condition, and monitored in the waiting room just in case their condition deteriorates while they are waiting to see a doctor.

On any given day, a Medical Officer may encounter patients presenting with:

  • chest pain
  • shortness of breath
  • dizziness, fever
  • open wounds, bleeding
  • broken bones or suspected fractures
  • head injuries and concussion
  • breathing difficulties
  • pregnancy complications
  • low/high blood pressure or blood sugar
  • oedema or swelling
  • stings, bites and shocks
  • anaphylactic reactions
  • viral or bacterial infections

These things can happen to anyone at any time, which is why we're open 8am till 8pm, 7 days a week, with after hours phone medical advice and on call doctor service.