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For GPs 

St Vincent’s GP Liaison Unit provides a consultancy service across the hospital to develop and improve the communication between general practice and services provided by St Vincent's.

GP Liaison Unit contacts

Chrissie Williams                                    Dr David Isaac

GP Liaison Coordinator                            GP Liaison Consultant

Tel: +61 3 9231 4781                             Tel: +61 3 9231 3208 

 

Chrissie.WILLIAMS@svha.org.au                David.ISAAC@svha.org.au

gpfeedback@svha.org.au

 

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Important Health Service Contacts
Emergency Dept Senior Clinician (03) 9288 4356
GP Specialist Clinic Referral fax (03) 9288 3489 – fax
GP HITH/STV @ Home referral (03) 9288 3817
HARP referral 1300 131 470
Health Information Services (03) 9288 2760
Pathology results  (03) 9288 2888
Psych triage 1300 558 862 
Rehab in the Home (RITH) (03) 9288 2280
Residential Aged Care In-Reach Service (PPT) 1800 891 300
St George's Specialist Clinics (03) 9816 0577
Subacute Ambulatory Care Services (SACS) (03) 9816 0660 / 1300 131 470

_________________________________________________________________ GP Practices - in order that hospital correspondence is delivered to the correct address please ensure that all your contact details are up to date on the National Health Services Directory and that your fax machines are loaded with paper and left in "energy saver mode" overnight and at weekends.
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Please ensure you use fax number (03) 9231 3489 for all your St. Vincent’s Specialist Clinics referrals.

GPs - you can replace paper specialist clinics correspondence from St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) with a secure encrypted email:
Ozepost deliver correspondence via secure messaging, the service is free, locate your PKI certificate and register for a download client. 
Further information

 

 

New Specialist Cardiac Clinics at St Vincent’s Heart Centre

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As a means of enhancing communication between St Vincent's and the general practice community the GP Liaison Unit has produced a one page Update summarising relevant matters of interest. Click here to access the latest Update.

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What is HealthPathways Melbourne?

 

HealthPathways Melbourne is an online portal designed to be used by general practice at the point of care to guide best practice assessment and management of common medical conditions, including when and where to refer patients.  It is also available to medical specialists, nurses, allied health and other health professionals for use within their scope of practice.

 

The name HealthPathways reflects the referral pathways that assist in connecting patients to the right care, at the right place and with the right healthcare provider.

 

How can I access HealthPathways Melbourne?  

If you are a registered health professional, you can request a username and password from the HealthPathways team via email

 

 





The 21st National Symposium on Hepatitis B & C on Saturday 22 November will provide an update on the current management of chronic Hepatitis B and C.  Our international guest is Prof Christoph Sarrazin, one of the leading researchers in viral hepatitis.

Brochure and Registration Details

 

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Victoria’s new Mental Health Act
On Tuesday 1 July, the new Mental Health Act 2014 commenced in Victoria
.  Please visit the Department of Health MHA Reform webpage if you would like further information:  
www.health.vic.gov.au/mentalhealth/mhactreform/
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Quick links


After Hours Medical Services - Inner North West Melbourne

After Hours Medical Services - Inner East Melbourne

After Hours Medical Services - Northern Melbourne

Adult Retrieval Victoria and Critical Care Access  
Tel: 1300 368 661

Trauma advice and referral
1800 700 001
ETS: 9345 5211  
NETS/PERS: 1300 137 650 

'DirectLine' drug and alcohol referral
Tel 24/7: 1800 888 236

HIV post-exposure prophylaxis information line (NPEP)
Tel 24hr: 1800 889 887
Medical advice and support  

Private patient admission referrals
Find a private hospital bed and doctor in any region by calling Bed Brokers on 1300 138 233 

Residential care on-site medical assistance
In Reach 1800 891 300



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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