If your consult is regarding another concern and you have the above symptoms, you will be required to return home and re-book when you are well.
For urgent concerns, please discuss with our reception.
In our respiratory clinic, we want to ensure that you and our staff are fully protected. Please do not be alarmed that our staff will be wearing full personal protective equipment and you will be asked to wear a mask.
Your health and safety is our main priority. We understand that patients may feel hesitant to visit the clinic for their general health care needs however, rest assured we are taking all precautions to ensure the safety of all patients.
If you present to our clinic with any respiratory symptoms or fever, you may require treatment for your condition as well as require COVID-19 testing in our dedicated respiratory clinic. You will not be able to enter the building via the main entrance but will be directed to our respiratory clinic.
Our dedicated respiratory clinic is located in a separate part of the building to our normal GP clinic which means that general patients have no contact with respiratory patients.
If you visit our clinic and have no respiratory symptoms or fever, have not travelled overseas and have not been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19, you will be allowed to enter our building as normal. It’s really important to keep up-to-date with your regular health care during this time – whether face-to-face or via telehealth.
Symptoms of respiratory illnesses include fever, sore throat, coughing, shortness of breath and runny nose. If you present to our clinic with any of these symptoms, you will be directed to be seen in our dedicated respiratory clinic.
When you present to the front of our building you will:
You will then be either directed to our dedicated respiratory clinic or enter the clinic as normal.
If you provide false information to a staff member or health professional in this facility, you may face criminal or civil prosecution. This includes information about the presence of respiratory symptoms and contact with COVID-19.
If you present with any respiratory symptoms, recent overseas travel or contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case you will be directed to our dedicated respiratory clinic. The doctor will then decide if you require COVID-19 testing.
If you require COVID-19 testing and already have a QML referral form from an external doctor, you can present to the respiratory clinic and go to the QML waiting area.
If you have had a telehealth consult and your doctor has forwarded through a QML referral, please ensure your doctor has emailed it to cv19.morayfield@QML.com.au and present to the QML waiting area in our respiratory clinic.
Once you have been tested for COVID-19, your results can take 48-72 hours to be reported by the pathology provider. They will be reported directly to your mobile phone if you have given permission to pathology.
If you do not receive a phone call or text message within 72 hours, please call us on 5322 4900.
Please note, we have a high volume of COVID-19 results and we are trying our very best to give these results back within the given time. We appreciate your patience.
If you have been cleared for COVID-19 and still have ANY respiratory symptoms, you will not be allowed to enter the normal GP practice. If you need to be seen, you will be directed to our respiratory clinic. Otherwise, please stay home until symptoms clear.
Although you may have been cleared for COVID-19, your respiratory symptoms could be a sign of another respiratory illness. To protect our staff and patients, you will be directed to our respiratory clinic to avoid contact with patients entering our normal GP clinic.
We understand that patients may feel hesitant to visit the clinic for their general health care needs however, rest assured we are taking all precautions to ensure the safety of all patients.
Our respiratory clinic is run separately to our normal GP clinic so that patients visiting our normal GP clinic have no interaction with these respiratory patients. All patients are screened as they enter the building to check that they have no respiratory illnesses, have not travelled overseas recently or have not been in contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case.
When directed to the respiratory clinic, you will be asked to put on a mask. All patients are wearing masks to avoid the splatter and spread of coughs/colds in the clinic and to make patients aware to not touch their face.
All staff in our respiratory clinic are in full Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including masks, gowns, goggles and gloves.
Patient health and safety is our highest priority. We have increased our cleaning protocols including regular cleaning of door handles, rooms, equipment, chairs, screens and all surfaces. We are also supplying hand sanitiser in all waiting rooms and in the clinic, and are promoting proper hand hygiene.
Yes, we are offering bulk-billed telehealth consultations to all patients (excluding new patients). Please call us on 5322 4902 to book a telehealth consultation or book an appointment online via www.healthhubdoctorsmorayfield.com.au/book-online
If you are intending to visit tenancies other than the General Practice and have respiratory symptoms, please call the number of the individual tenancy listed below.
X-Ray & Imaging: 5293 2525
USC Clinical Trials: 0423 735 723
ihear: 5428 1600
TerryWhite Chemmart: 5357 8766
QML Pathology: 0481 909 943
Relationships Australia: 1300 364 277
Open Minds: 1300 69 6463
Blue Care: 5432 6900
1300SMILES: 5407 0154
Lives Lived Well: 1300 727 957
Carers QLD: 0419 834 004
Brain Treatment Centre: 1300 428 228
Peach Tree: 5322 4900
Philips Sleepeasy: 5322 4900
atWork Australia: 5322 4900
MyIVF: 5322 4900
Vision Australia: 5322 4900
Visit the Queensland Health website for more FAQ’s about COVID-19 testing