Port Kennedy Respiratory Clinic has been established in partnership with the Australian Government Department of Health to provide free short-term care of respiratory illnesses. Port Kennedy Respiratory Clinic is co-located beside our GP practice, Core Medical, to provide the safest environment for assessment, treatment and COVID-19 testing. There is a separate external entry directly from the car park at Stargate Shopping centre.
Anyone with any symptoms or signs of a respiratory illness such as a cough, sore throat, fever or a history of fever, shortness of breath, runny nose, headache, body ache or ear pain.
You do NOT need to be a regular patient of Core Medical in order to attend and it is available for all people in the
Port Kennedy area and beyond.
Appointments are free, no fees apply as this service if funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.
A Medicare card is NOT required, however another form of ID will be required to complete your registration.
Please note that if you undergo COVID-19 testing in our clinic, you are required to return home immediately and isolate until your test result is known
You can book an appointment directly without a GP referral,
however you need to:
1. Create your appointment via Hot Doc (link below)
2.You must register via the Department of Health website by selecting the "Complete Form" button at the end of the Hot Doc Appointment Confirmation page
Bring your GP referral and follow the steps above to make an Appointment.
Port Kennedy Respiratory Clinic is only able to test people for COVID-19 who have symptoms e.g. fever, sore throat, cough, shortness of breath, diarrhoea or vomiting.
If you need a COVID-19 test for travel, please attend a private pathology clinic