Blue Mountains GP Super Clinic

Information about the Blue Mountains GP Super Clinic in New South Wales.

Page last updated: 01 October 2014

Information as at August 2014

Location of GP Super Clinic

The following sites are part of the GP Super Clinic:
  • Springwood Family Practice (hub)
  • Blackheath Family Medical Centre (spoke)
  • Katoomba Medical Practice (spoke)
  • Katoomba Specialist Centre (spoke)
  • Village Fitness, Katoomba
  • Blue Mountains Health Resources, Leura
  • Progression Physiotherapy Blaxland
  • Psychology Clinic (private) Blaxland Top of page

Contact details

0411 466 080
Balance! Healthcare website (Blue Mountains GP Super Clinic)

Funding recipient

Balance! Healthcare Pty Ltd

Total Commonwealth funding

$5 million (GST exclusive)

Description of clinic

The clinic opened on 30 January 2012.

Springwood (hub): 16 Ferguson Road, Springwood a new two storey facility with good access to public transport (trains and buses) and is easily accessible by road. Top of page

Blackheath (spoke)

Blackheath Family Medical Centre: 108 Wentworth Street, Blackheath.The practice relocated to the new multi storey building (from 110 Wentworth street). Good access to public transport (trains and buses) and easily accessible by road.

Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre (BANC): 110 Wentworth Street, Blackheath. Provides community access and disability services.

Katoomba Medical Practice (GP spoke): 143 Katoomba Street, Katoomba. Refurbishment of the existing Katoomba Medical Practice which is located on the main street in the commercial hub. Good access to public transport (trains and buses). IT linkage to hub yet to occur.

Parke Street Specialist Centre, Katoomba: 61 Parke Street, Katoomba. IT upgrade only of existing practice.

The following sites are also part of the GP Super Clinic:

  • Village Fitness Katoomba (spoke)
  • Blue Mountains Health Resources, Leura (spoke)
  • Progression Physiotherapy, Blaxland (spoke)
  • Psychology, Blaxland (spoke) Top of page


Multidisciplinary care

The clinic provides multidisciplinary, integrated services through the following health professionals and services:

Springwood hub

  • Audiologist
  • GPs
  • practice nurses
  • cardiologist
  • chiropractor
  • dietitian
  • diabetes educator
  • exercise physiologist
  • psychotherapy/counsellor
  • psychologist
  • physiotherapist
  • ophthalmologist
  • osteopathologist
  • pathology collection
  • pharmacy (kiosk dispenser)
  • sleep services
  • Diabetes Clinic
  • Chronic Obstuctive Pulmonary Disease Clinic
This clinic has a particular focus on services for children, the elderly, chronic and complex conditions and mental health. Top of page

Blackheath Family Medical Centre

  • Audiology
  • GPs
  • diabetes educator
  • dietitian
  • osteopathologist
  • pathology collection
  • podiatrist
  • practice nurses
  • psychologists
  • pharmacist (clinical)
  • sleep services
  • Mental health Nurse Clinic
  • Diabetes Clinic
  • Asthma Clinic
  • Walking group
  • Heartmoves Top of page

Katoomba Medical Practice

  • dietitian
  • drug and alcohol dependency services
  • GPs
  • practice nurses
  • pharmacy
  • pathology collection
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
  • Aboriginal Health Clinic

Parke Street Specialist Centre Katoomba

  • ophthalmologist
  • rehabilitation physician
  • neurologist

Village Fitness Katoomba

  • physiotherapist

Blue Mountains Health Resources, Leura

  • psychologist
  • chiropractor

Progression Physiotherapy, Blaxland

  • physiotherapist
  • massage therapist.

Psychology, Blaxland

Operating hours

  • Springwood Family Practice: Monday & Tuesday 8am to 8pm, Wednesday to Friday 8am to 4pm, Saturday 10am to 4pm, Sunday 10am to 4pm.
  • Blackheath Family Medical Centre: Monday 8.30am to 8pm, Tuesday to Friday 8.30pm to 6.00pm; Saturday: 9am to 1pm.
  • Katoomba Medical Practice: Monday to Friday 8.30pm to 6pm, Saturday: 8.30am to 12.30pm.
  • Parke Street Specialist Centre, Katoomba: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
  • Village Fitness Katoomba: Monday to Friday 6am to 10pm, Saturday and Sunday 8am to 6pm.
  • Blue Mountains Health Resources, Leura: Monday to Friday 7am to 6pm, Saturday and Sunday 7am to 2pm.
  • Progression Physiotherapy, Blaxland: Monday to Friday 8am to7pm
  • Psychology, Blaxland: Monday to Friday 9am to 8pm, Saturday 9am to midday.

Billing arrangements

Bulk billing of all GP consultations is available for all children under 16 years, health care card holders, seniors, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the financially disadvantaged. Top of page

Home visits and visits to residential aged care facilities

Home visits are provided on an as needed basis for elderly patients along with consultations for regular patients who are in residential aged care facilities in Springwood, Leura, Katoomba and Wentworth Falls.

Clinical training arrangements

Student placements will be provided for medical, nursing, dental and allied health students, as well as GP registrars. The Springwood hub will support the majority of the training and education arrangements.
Recent student placements include:
  • Blackheath
  • Katoomba
    GP Registrar

Research associations

  • University of Sydney
    • Quit Smoking Trial
    • Kanyini Polypill Clinical Trial
    • Pharmacy with General Practice
  • University of NSW/ Monash
    • GP Super Clinic Multi-discplinary Teamwork Research Top of page


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  • The information on this website about the GP Super Clinics Programme is subject to change without notice and should not be relied upon for commercial or any other purpose; and

  • The Australian Government Department of Health does not accept any liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by use of or reliance on the information provided on this website.

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