Minor injury clinic

If you have a minor injury, the Mater Smithfield Rapid Injury Clinic offers you fast assessment and treatment. You don’t need an appointment or a GP referral.

You will be treated by Mater Hospital nurses and doctors who specialise in emergency care. The clinic and its staff can access all of the Mater Hospital’s services.
Opening hours:
Walk in service is available Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm.
We treat:

  • Sprains and strains
  • Broken bones
  • Wound infections
  • Minor burns and scalds
  • Minor head injuries
  • Insect and animal bites
  • Minor eye injuries
  • Injuries to the back, shoulder and chest

We don't treat:

  • Chest pain
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Major injuries
  • Stomach pains
  • Gynaecological problems
  • Pregnancy problems
  • Allergic reactions
  • Overdoses
  • Alcohol-related problems
  • Mental health problems
  • Conditions likely to require hospitalisation
  • Children under 16
  • Please get in touch with us if you have any questions.

What to expect at the clinic
When you arrive at the clinic, you will be registered and then seen by an advanced nurse practitioner. You may also been seen by a doctor and referred for X-rays or laboratory tests.

Referral Information

Walk in service is available Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm.