After hours medical care for vulnerable people

What is available?

Primary Health Tasmania has commissioned Moreton Group Medical Services to provide a mobile health clinic to improve access to after hours medical care for clients of community service providers.

This service provides:

  • regular after hours health clinics at the premises/location of the partnered community service providers to promote proactive and preventive health management
  • daily appointment times for urgent after hours medical needs which all partnering community service providers can access to support the urgent medical needs of their clients.

Partnered community service providers are:

  • Kennerley Children’s Home
  • Hobart City Mission
  • Pathways Tasmania
  • Mosaic
  • Rokeby Community House
  • Life Without Barriers
  • Hobart Women’s Shelter
  • Jireh Women’s Shelter
  • Baptcare
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • St Vincent de Paul Society: Bethlehem House and Louis Van
  • Catholic Care: AK
  • Salvation Army: Flint House, McCombe Women’s Shelter, The Bridge program, Street Walks program
  • Anglicare: Bilton Lodge, Bayview Lodge, Trinity Hill
  • Colony 47: Mara House
  • Common Ground
  • Anglicare: Youth Care
  • Salvation Army: Red Shield Housing
  • Velocity Church

Who is eligible?

Vulnerable clients of community service providers requiring short-term and/or crisis accommodation who are unable to access mainstream primary health services, or who for other health or socioeconomic reasons are vulnerable and unable to access mainstream primary health services out of hours.

How much does it cost?

This is a bulk-billed service.

Who can make a referral?

On request by one of the partnered community service providers.

Where is it available?

This service is available in the Greater Hobart region. 

Who provides the service?

  • The Moreton Group