Refugee Health Service


There is no condition information for this clinic

Initial screening and assessment of newly arrived refugees, adult and paediatric.


North South North West Statewide


THS Southern Region

Does not offer long term general practice style care.

Consider referral to:

Humanitarian Entrants Clinic
71 Murray St
Phone: 6236 9016
Fax: 6236 9018

Referral process

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.

Please forward relevant private investigation results and ask patients to bring current medication list and if appropriate any relevant x-rays.

Blood tests: FBE, U&Es, LFTs, Ca, Mg, PO4, Vit D, PTH, Vit B12, Fe Study, Retics, Hep B (sAg, sAb, cAb), HCV, HIV, Syphillis EIA, Strongyloides, Schistosomiasis, Malaria ICT, and Thk & Thn films

Faecal specimens:(2)

Tuberculosis screen: Mantoux, Chest Xray

Enquiries can be directed to Clinical Nurse Consultant, phone 6222 6834.

Clinic Appointments – Appointments are based on clinical priority:


Proceed to Emergency Department (ED). Please contact ED Medical Officer in Charge:
– Phone: (03) 6777 8302  Fax: (03) 6777 5201
– Phone: 0409 867 492  Fax: (03) 6441 5923
– Phone: 0459 848 725  Fax: (03) 6464 1926
– Phone: (03) 6166 6101  Fax: (03) 6173 0489

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

Referral template

For use by health professionals only

Additional information

For more information please see the Tasmanian Health Pathways website.