Forward Medical GP Clinic
Suite 6 / 50 Hutt Street Adelaide
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday and Sunday closed
Phone: 08 8210 9429
Fax: 08 8123 2782
After hours and emergency
Dr Lucy Lu
National Home Doctor Service
Special interests include skin cancer checks, minor surgical procedures, women's and children's health, mental health, chronic disease and pain management, among others.
In home doctor service for out of hours medical care. Call 137 425
Leo (practice manager)
Fees and billing arrangements
We are currently a bulk billing practice, however some procedures and services do attract a fee which is payable upfront at our clinic. Please refer to our fee schedule.
We offer a broad range of services including
• Skin cancer checks
• Minor surgical procedures
Communication / telephone policy
Time permitting, our GP may be able to take your call, but a consultation will only be interrupted if the problem is urgent. In all other cases, our reception staff will take your details and the doctor will return your call as soon as possible. All emails will be replied to in the same manner.
• Women's and children's health
• Mental health
• Chronic disease and pain management
• General health concerns
• Travel medicine
• Implanon insertion and removal
• Merina insertion and removal
If the doctor has asked you to undertake a test (e.g. blood, urine, scan, etc.) please make sure to contact us for a follow up appointment to get the results 3-4 days later.
Management of patient health information
Please notify our reception staff if you urgently require an appointment. We will always prioritise according to our patients' needs.
Please talk to our reception staff if you have any suggestions or are unhappy with the service we have provided. Alternatively, you might prefer to contact the Health and Community Services Complaints Commissioner (HCSCC) on (08) 8226 8666 or 1800 232 007 or at http://www.hcscc.sa.gov.au/.
Walk-in patients will be allocated the first available consultation, although you may be required to wait.
Patients have the right to, and are encouraged to participate in decisions about their health care.
Longer appointments are available, and necessary under certain circumstances (such as pregnancy-related matters, mental health consults, skin checks), please advise reception staff if you require such an appointment.
Engaging with other services & referrals
Our practice engages with local health, community and disability services, for example specialists, allied health and hospitals. When required, our GP will provide a referral letter with sufficient information, to facilitate optimal patient care.