- Adolescent Bariatric Clinic
- Allergy (Paediatric)
- Asthma/Respiratory (Paediatric)
- Continence (Paediatric)
- Cystic Fibrosis (Paediatric)
- Diabetes (Paediatric)
- Eating Disorders (Anorexia Nervosa/Bulaemia)
- Neurology (Paediatric)
- Oncology-Haematology (Paediatric)
- Neonatal Follow-up
- Outreach (Paediatric)
- Out of Home Care Clinic
- Rehabilitation Clinic
- Tongue Tie Clinic
Assessment and management of outpatient paediatric patients including inpatient follow up
North South North West Statewide
Referral for many specialist paediatric services is via General Paediatric Clinic, in particular, consultants who visit from the Royal Children's Hospital to consult on complex conditions and patients who may need to travel interstate for treatment under the Patient Travel Assistance Scheme (PTAS).
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A referral (preferably faxed) is required for all new appointments and must conform to the Referral Standards as outlined on For Clinicians.
Specific requirements are detailed in the individual clinic and condition referral guidelines.
Referrals are registered by the clinic to which they are referred and are triaged according to the specific clinic guidelines.
Clinic Appointments – Appointments are based on clinical priority:
Proceed to Emergency Department (ED). Please contact ED Medical Officer in Charge:
LGH ED – Phone: (03) 6777 6405 Fax: (03) 6348 7382
MCH ED – Phone: (03) 6478 5120 Fax: (03) 6426 5115
NWRH ED – Phone: (03) 6493 6340 Fax: (03) 6430 6691
RHH ED – Phone: (03) 6166 6100 Fax: (03) 6222 8919
Urgent / category 1
Urgent referrals should be accompanied by a phone call to the Consultant/Registrar to organise urgent review and the referral must be faxed.
We will endeavour to see these patients within four weeks, or sooner if clinically indicated.
Semi-urgent / category 2
We will endeavour to see these patients within 12 weeks
Routine / category 3
Next available appointment
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