Our services

Walk-in logo iconACT Health Walk-in Centres provide free and efficient access to treatment and health advice for one-off, minor injuries and illness. No appointment is needed.

We provide advice and treatment for various minor injuries and illnesses.

This includes advice and treatment for

  • common illnesses, like cold and flu
  • cuts, bruises, abrasions and burns
  • strains and sprains
  • skin conditions and rashes
  • sinus infections (sinusitis) and tonsillitis
  • ear infections – middle and outer (swimmer’s ear)
  • mild gastroenteritis
  • minor infections and wounds
  • urinary tract infections
  • scabies
  • mastitis
  • conjunctivitis
  • minor limb fractures
  • impetigo (school sores)

We also offer the following health services:

  • removal of stitches and staples
  • wound dressings
  • emergency contraception
  • ear wax removal
  • chlamydia screening
  • nail bed injuries
  • blood glucose test
  • sick or carer certificates (see our frequently asked questions for the difference between a medical certificate and a sick or carer certificate). 

We do not provide the following services:

  • treatment of children under 2 years of age
  • treatment for complex health conditions
  • treatment following a motor vehicle accident
  • treatment following an injury at work
  • injections for chronic illnesses
  • immunisations
  • ongoing care and routine blood tests
  • referrals to medical specialists
  • refilling prescriptions
  • medical certificates or Worker’s Compensation forms (see our frequently asked questions for the difference between a medical certificate and a sick or carer certificate). 

If you would like to provide feedback about our Walk-in Centres, please contact healthfeedback@act.gov.au