Clarkson location of WA’s third Medicare Urgent Care Clinic

A third Medicare Urgent Care Clinic (UCC) for Western Australia has been confirmed at Ocean Keys Family Practice in Clarkson, that will support the wider Joondalup area.

Expected to open from 7 August 2023, the clinic will provide treatment for urgent, but not life-threatening, illnesses and injuries requiring same day assessment for people who may otherwise have visited an emergency department.

Like all Medicare UCCs, the clinic will bulk bill, be open seven days a week and accept walk in patients.

Seven clinics will be located in Western Australia, with Rudloc Road Medical and Dental Centre, Morley and Rockingham Medical and Dental Centre, Rockingham already confirmed to open on 30 June 2023.

An expression of interest for clinics in Midland, Murdoch and Bunbury and surrounding areas is underway with applications closing at 12.00pm, Monday 10 July 2023.

A separate process will be undertaken for the final WA Medicare UCC in Broome.

All clinics will be in located in existing facilities, such as general practices and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services.

They are part of a national Australian Government initiative to establish 58 Medicare UCCs nationally, offering vital, timely and affordable health care to thousands of Australians.

WA Primary Health Alliance is coordinating the EOI processes and will also support the selected practices to establish their clinics.

Find out more about WA’s Medicare Urgent Care Clinics.

Announcement of WA’s third Medicare Urgent Care Clinic based at Ocean Keys Family Practice, Clarkson