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COVID-19: GP Alert (5 May 2020)

May 05, 2020

New respiratory clinics open in Toowoomba and Warwick

As a part of the Australian Government Department of Health’s response to COVID-19 testing and management, GP respiratory clinics are being established in the Darling Downs and West Moreton region.

The Toowoomba - Carbal Medical Services and Warwick - Condamine Medical Centre GP-led Respiratory Clinics are now open to clinically assess people with mild to moderate COVID-19 symptoms (a fever, cough, shortness of breath, a sore throat and/or unusual fatigue).

If your practice does not have access to appropriate PPE/isolation rooms to assess patients with respiratory symptoms or test for COVID-19 when indicated, you can now refer them to the respiratory clinic.

The respiratory clinics are staffed by GPs and nurses and will provide full assessment and management plans for patients presenting with respiratory symptoms. They are designed to complement existing fever clinics which have been established by the local hospital and health services.

  • Patients who present to the GP respiratory clinics who meet the criteria for COVID-19 testing will be tested accordingly, with results to be carbon copied to their usual GP.
  • If a patient tests positive, the patient will be referred to the local Public Health Unit.
  • If a patient tests negative, the patient will be notified of the result by staff at the respiratory clinic.
  • Depending on the symptoms of the patient, the patient will be referred back to their usual GP and/or provided with a management plan.


LOCATION: Toowoomba (Carbal Medical Services) Respiratory Clinic, 18-24 Charnley St, Kearneys Spring QLD 4350
OPERATING HOURS BY APPOINTMENT: 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday
MAKING A BOOKING: Anyone wishing to be seen at the respiratory clinic needs to make an appointment. To make an appointment call 07 4580 1400 or book online.


LOCATION: 67 Guy St, Warwick QLD 4370
OPERATING HOURS BY APPOINTMENT: 9:00am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday and 9:00am to 11:30am Saturday.
MAKING A BOOKING: Anyone wishing to be seen at the respiratory clinic needs to make an appointment. For bookings or more information phone 07 4666 9666.

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