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For clinic specific information please refer to the
pre referral guidelines page. The
HealthPathways website also provides valuable referral guidance.
Download our external
referral form to refer a patient to the RCH Specialist Clinics. Completed referral forms are required to be faxed to 03 9345 5034.
Please provide as much clinical information as possible to ensure the correct clinic is allocated and include social and special circumstances, where relevant, as this may influence the urgency of the referral.
Please phone (03) 9345 7060 and press 1 for the Emergency Department or press 5 for switchboard.
The Admitting Officer (Emergency) or Speciality Unit (Switchboard) will be able to help you determine how quickly your patient should be seen.
If you are asked to fax your referral, please write URGENT on the fax and include the name of the person you spoke to about the referral.
Please see the referral information on the Mental Health section.
There are six main reasons why your referral to the RCH may not be accepted:
To discuss the status of your referral with the RCH triage team, coordinate multiple appointments or confirm receipt of your referral, please call (03) 9345 7060 (option 2).
This phone line is for GPs only.
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