Health

hands aged careThe Rupanyup region is included in the Dunmunkle Health Services - which also has campuses at Minyip and Murtoa.

The three towns have built a reputation on the standard for the personalised quality care. They have excellent services which include accident and emergency, primary health care, residential care and aged care.

Rupanyup also lies within 30 minutes’ drive of one of the state’s premier regional health centres where many additional services are available including obstetrics and surgical procedures.

The Rupanyup Maternal and Child Health Centre is located in the Rupanyup Pre School building which is accessible from Stewart Street.

For appointments please phone 1300 362 331. The Maternal and Child Health Nurse Danielle may also be contacted on 0427 876 355. The MCH 24hr line is 132 229.

Doctor’s Surgery Rupanyup 03) 5385 5715
  Minyip 03) 5363 1200
     
Medical Centre Murtoa 03) 5363 0400
Stonehaven Nursing Home Rupanyup 03) 5385 5700
Community Health Centre Minyip 03) 5363 1200
     
Dunmunkle Lodge - Home for the Aged Minyip 03) 5385 7463

Doctor's Surgery

The doctor can be contacted during surgery hours at 91 Cromie St. Rupanyup or on 03) 5385 5715.

Most appointments take 15 minutes, but if more time is required then is can be arranged with the receptionist. If needed an Interpreter Service can be accessed.

After hours the phones are diverted to the After Hours Triage/Medical Advice Service.

Home Visits are available to regular patients of the practice, who are unable to attend the surgery because of their medical condition. Visits can be arranged by telephoning your regular surgery/medical practitioner.

Visits can also be arranged for patients in nursing homes and hospitals.

Hospital/Nursing Home

The aim of the Rupanyup Hospital/Stonehaven Nursing Home is to assist the resident to obtain their optimal quality of life in accordance with the nursing home philosophy and objectives.

We acknowledge each resident as an individual and plan to meet each resident’s physical, social, psychological and spiritual needs and those of their family and friends in accordance with the ideals of normalisation.

Dunmunkle Health Services

Dunmunkle Health Services was formed when the Government amalgamated the Rupanyup and District Hospital, the Minyip and District Hospital and the Murtoa Annexe Hospital.

The Health Service now comprises of a Hospital/Nursing Home and Doctors Surgery at Rupanyup, a Community Health Service at Minyip and a Medical Centre at Murtoa.