Some people may think that country living could mean people have limited access to top notch health care. However, if you are making the tree-change to the Adelaide Hills, you need not fear. Mount Barker is a thriving community that has reputable medical centres and health practitioners. We’ve put together a handy Mount Barker reference list, for a vast range health care options to accommodate you and your family’s health care needs.
CLINICS AND GENERAL PRACTITIONERS
Australian Clinical Labs
Located at Mount Barker Medical Centre and Mount Barker Summit Health, near the Mount Barker District Hospital, this pathology service is one of the leading providers in Australia.
Visit their website: clinicallabs.com
Adelaide Hills Country Medical Centre
The centre offers a wide range of services including minor surgical, vaccinations, women’s health, men’s health, paediatrics, medicals, assessment, work cover and mental health plans.
Visit their website: adelaidehillsmedicalcentre.com
This medical pathology practice is an established and highly respected South Australian business, providing testing and results at the Mount Barker clinic, by appointment only.
Visit their website: clinpath.com
Dr Jones & Partners Medical Imaging
Dr Jones & Partners is committed to being at the forefront of quality, technology, innovation and sub specialisation with leading radiologists in musculoskeletal, neurological, oncologic, interventional and breast imaging.
Visit their website: drjones.com
GPcare General Practice & After Hours Service
GPcare General Practice is located at the Summit Health Centre, Wellington Road, Mount Barker and is a not-for-profit, locally focussed general practice committed to improving the health of the Adelaide Hills community.
Visit their website: summithealth.org
Mt Barker Medical Clinic
The Mount Barker Medical Clinic is the oldest medical practice in Mount Barker, having looked after the health of the local community since the 1800s. The Mount Barker Medical Clinic is an AGPAL accredited practice and conveniently located at the heart of Mount Barker.
Visit their website: mtbarkermedical.com.au
Mt Barker & Balhannah Medical Clinics
A fully accredited clinic dedicated to a high standard of professional, comprehensive care for you, your family and the community. Recently moved to 59 Wellinngton Road, Mount Barker.
Visit their website: mtbarkerbalhannahmedicalclinics.com.au
Mount Barker South Medical Clinic
The Mount Barker South Medical Clinic has been servicing the local Mt Barker community, for over 30 years, having been established in 1985. AGPAL accredited, their range of practices include: podiatry, hypnotherapy, acupuncture, Bowen therapy, psychology and family medicine, among others
Visit their website: bettermed.com.au/
SA Heart Mt Barker
Since its inception in 1984, SA Heart has been at the forefront of advances in cardiology, delivering world class care to South Australians. Their cardiologists cover a wide range of subspecialties and their combined expertise is available to every patient, which is particularly beneficial in complex cases.
Visit their website: saheart.com
Summit Health Centre Mount Barker
This modern facility is home to a team of doctors, nurses and health professionals to deliver the best care available to patients. Here, you’ll find Allied Health and Nursing Services, a GP, pharmacy, radiology and pathology sectors, and medical specialists in fields such as paediatrics and psychiatry.
Visit their website: summit health.org.au
Mount Barker District Memorial Soldiers Hospital
Mount Barker District Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital provides acute services ranging from in-hospital care for adults and children by local general practitioners to specialist surgical, obstetrics and outpatients. With a state government grant, the maternity ward has been recently upgraded and is highly sought after.
Visit their website: sahealth.gov
Mount Barker Chemmart
Located conveniently in the Main Street. Open Monday – Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm, Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm, Sunday 11:00am to 5:00pm. 45 Gawler Street.
Visit their website: terrywhitechemmart.com.au
Terry White Chemists Mount Barker
With over 60 years of providing dedicated and outstanding care for Australian families. Open daily 8:30am – 9:00pm. Mount Barker Shopping Centre, 21-22 McLaren Street
Visit their website: terrywhitechemmart.com.au
For over 100 years, National Pharmacies have cared for the community with an ultimate vision of creating a healthier nation, one member at a time. Open Monday – Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm, Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm and Sunday 11:00am to 5:00pm. Barker Plaza, 5 Hutchinson and Morphett Street.
Visit their website: nationalpharmacies.com
Priceline Pharmacy Mount Barker
Priceline carries all your favourite brands at the best prices and has a team of friendly staff who are ready to help you with beauty and wellbeing and everything in between. Open Monday – Wednesday and Friday 9:00am to 5:30pm, Thursday 9:00am to 9:00pm, Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm and Sunday 9:00am to 5:00pm.
Visit their website: priceline.com
Adelaide Hills Family Dental
Adelaide Hills Family Dental provides general dental care to patients of all ages. Ensuring you receive the very highest standard of dental treatment is their top priority.
Visit their website: ahfdental.com
Alpha Dental Care
This Mount Barker dental practice is equipped with the latest technology and equipment, offering you a wide spectrum of dental treatments by experienced dentists and personnel.
Visit their website: alphadentalcare.com
Morphett Street Family Dental
A new and modern practice that is dedicated to long term dental care. They operate under a conservative and a preventative approach to dentistry.
Visit their website: morphettstfamilydental.com
Mount Barker Dental Centre
The Mount Barker Dental Centre is committed to offering high-quality dental treatment at an affordable price with a wide range of services to meet all your general dental needs. With modern facilities, they believe in a gentle and caring approach, in a friendly yet professional environment.
Visit their website: happychomper.com
Mount Barker Dentists
Opened in 1978 by Dr Stephen Ivett and Dr Julie Monis-Ivett, together with their team of experienced dentists, dental assistants, and reception staff, Mt Barker Dentists offer quality dental solutions to meet your individual needs.
Visit their website: mtbarkerdentists.com
PHYSIOTHERAPY AND MASSAGE
Adelaide Hills – Hand & Occupational Therapy
AHHOT is the Adelaide Hills dedicated hand & upper limb rehabilitation service. A leading provider of hand therapy in South Australia.
Visit their website: ahhot.com
Back In Motion
Offering physiotherapy, massage and Pilates, Back In Motion is both a rehab and exercise clinic, aiming to help you return to optimal lifelong physical health.
Visit their website: backinmotion.com
Mount Barker Therapeutic Massage Centre
The practice offers highly qualified and accredited, male and female massage therapists. All therapists are trained in remedial massage with individual specialities including relaxation, pregnancy, sports, aromatherapy, hot stone and Thai massage. They also offer acupressure, energy balance, myofascial release among others.
Visit their facebook page: MBTMC
Bowen For Health
Bowen Therapy is a holistic technique that works by manipulating the soft connective tissues of the body, known as fascia. It can be helpful in the treatment of sports injuries and musculoskeletal issues.
Visit their website: bowenforhealth.com
Triad of Health – Acupuncture and Cupping
For niggling aches and pains or anxiety, acupuncture or cupping can be a helpful treatment. They are ancient practices that helped relieve many a patient’s low-level health concerns.
Visit their website: triadofhealth.com
Adelaide Hills Chiropractic
With a range of practitioners, Adelaide Hills Chiropractic offers treatments including chiropody, psychology, podiatry, speech pathology, acupuncture, counselling, hypnotherapy, nutritionists and kinesiology.
Visit their website: adelaidehillschiropractic.com
Body Care Chiropractic
With a passionate desire to help as many people as possible reach their health and lifestyle goals from alleviating pain and discomfort to a living a wellness model, Body Care Chiropractic has been operating in the hills for over ten years. With three locations including Mount Barker, Meningie and Murray Bridge.
Visit their website: bodycarechiro.com
Chiropractic Family Care
Chiropractic Family Care is a practice that approaches health holistically and prides themselves on being different in how they address customer’s health issues.
Visit their website: chiropracticfamilycare.com
A Mount Barker based Radix trained therapist, a highly experienced counsellor, psychotherapist and group worker, Anthea is a clinical social worker with 30 years experience in the fields of mental health, community health, relationships and family work.
Visit their website: radixaustralia.com
CAMHS – Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service
CAMHS is a free community-based mental health service provided through SA Health’s Women’s and Children’s Health Network. Providing mental health services to infants, children, adolescents and perinatal women.
Visit their website: sa.gov.au/services
Mount Barker Psychology
Mount Barker Psychology is a practice of experienced psychologists with qualifications in clinical, child and adolescent, relationship psychology and family therapy. They are committed to providing high quality regionally-located psychological services to those in the Mount Barker area.
Visit their website: mtbarkerpsychology.com
Nick Hilton Podiatry
Whether you have suffered a foot injury, are experiencing foot pain or just need general foot care, the podiatrists at Nick Hinton Podiatry can help you. Specialising in foot and lower limb function, in patients young and old. They will work with the patient to develop an individualised treatment plan – from footwear advice, manual therapies to exercise programs or orthotics.
Visit their website: podiatristnickhinton.com
It’s worth remembering that some of the bigger clinics have a range of specialists, treatments and services on offer; from gambling addiction help to massage and optometrists. This is only a small cross selection of the medical and health treatments available in Mount Barker. If you are considering making the tree change, you’ll find Mount Barker has so much to offer to you and your family. The naturally beautiful surroundings and clean hills air encourage a healthier lifestyle. But don’t take our word for it, pop up and see for yourself!
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