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RCH Travel Clinic is now run once a month.
A/Prof Mike Starr will see patients with chronic conditions (e.g.
asplenia, cystic fibrosis, post-transplant, other immunocompromised, etc) who
require specialist travel medicine advice.
medical referral is required and all patients are bulk-billed.
many overseas trips it is worthwhile being seen at least 6 weeks before
departure to allow adequate time for the various vaccines to be given and
for their effectiveness to develop.
who have returned from overseas and who are unwell, possibly related to travel
acquired infection, should be referred to the Infectious Diseases Unit.
Travel patients with BCG vaccine queries only, please see the BCG Clinics website
All other Travel Medicine referrals (including staff) can be made to one of the private clinics listed below.
Phone extension 56789
(or 9345 6180 if calling from outside) http://www.rch.org.au/outpatient/referrals/