A referral is required for a private consultation at the clinic. We are able to accept referrals via mail, fax and secured email.
Referrals can be sent via:
Fax: 03 9540 0327
For urgent cases we can accomodate making an appointment for your patient prior to receiving the referral. Please provide your patient with a hard copy of the referral along with any results and reports to bring to the appointment.
Referrals for private consultation are accepted on letterhead, signed by a general practitioner or specialist with referring doctor provider number details to enable Medicare claims and assist with the consultation.
Patients should bring any imaging or results, an up-to-date medicare card and be informed that payment on the day is required.
Once a referral is processed, the patient will receive a letter of appointment with details of the; location, date, estimated time and cost
For urgent cases we can normally book an appointment in the next Wednesday session.
Non-urgent cases are normally seen within three weeks.
Please inform your patient that they may experience a lengthy waiting period.
The clinic is often very busy, patients having imaging on the day may need to allow some hours.
Patients are sent an SMS reminder prior to their appointment.