Contact us

  • Address:

    Department of Developmental Medicine
    The Royal Children's Hospital,
    Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC, 3052


    +61 03 9345 5898


    +61 03 9345 5871  


     Uncle Bobs Child Development Centre


    +61 03 9345 5092




    Write to us:

    Department of Developmental Medicine

    Royal Children's Hospital

    Flemington Road

    Parkville, Victoria 3052



    Fax us:

    (03) 9345 5871


    Call us:

    (03) 9345 5898 (administration)

    Overseas enquiries dial international access code + 613 9345 5898

    Please note office hours for enquiries are 8 am to 4:00 pm, but phone messages can be left on the answering machine.

    Email us:

    Emails will usually be read and responded to within 48 hours.


    Visit us:

    Developmental Medicine Clinics are located in reception A1 of specialist clinics.




    Please note that since the transtion to the new RCH patients and families can no longer visit the Department of Developmental Medicine.

    Please contact our adminstration staff (details above) if you need to speak to a Developmental Medicine staff member.

    Phone requests for repeat prescriptions:


    When ever possible your GP should write the presciptions you need for your child.

    If you need a prescription for a medication that only your Developmental Medicine Paediatrician can prescibe you may phone or email the Developmental Medicine Administration team and they will forward your request to your Doctor. 

    Please note all script requests require 2 weeks notice

    GP and paediatrician clinical enquiries:

    Please call or email the Department as above.


    Please exclude identifying patient details as email is not secure. Email will be attended within 24 hours.


    Referrals can be faxed to the RCH OPD, fax (03) 9345 5034.  See Kids Connect (Primary Care Liaison) for referral form and more information.

    For urgent clinical enquiries please contact the on-call registrar via switch, tel (03) 9345 5522.