The Dover Medical Centre is located within the Esperance Multipurpose Health Centre at Dover and is the southernmost service provider of their kind in Australia and is the only service in the rural township.
The Dover Medical centre is owned and operated by Huon Valley Council and averages 800 consultations per week, provides a 24-hour on call service as well as in-house health assessments. The centre currently attracts a number of allied health practitioners in the areas of mental health, child health, community nursing and podiatry.
Council successfully obtained funding of $1 million in the 2021 State Election for the redevelopment of the Medical Centre located within the Esperance Multi-Purpose Health Centre.
The redevelopment of the Dover Medical Centre will enable the provision of modern, fit-for-purpose services to the community, now and into the future. This will include a new entrance, additional consultation rooms and internal alterations.
Development approval has been received for the redevelopment of the Dover medical centre to increase the consulting space to 5 consultation rooms, allied health room, practice nurse and an improved staff amenities area.
A timeline has been provided which outlines the steps taken to date and the expected timelines for commence of construction. These dates are provided as a guide and are subject to variations as the project progresses.