IMPORTANT INFORMATION for GPs (Update 13 May 2020)
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne Specialist Clinics now accepting referrals
- St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne is now accepting referrals to our Specialist Clinics.
- Referrals will be supported with telehealth and phone consultation platforms. Some minimal face to face consultation is available.
- All clinics are able to accept the full range of GP referrals including those seeking an opinion or advice on diagnosis and management.
- Thank you to all our referrers for your support during this time.
Please don't forget the excellent resource: HealthPathways https://melbourne.healthpathways.org.au .
St Vincent's Specialist Clinics provide over 90,000 non-admitted patient appointments per year across 20 different medical and surgical specialties. The Specialist Clinics provide a gateway to the hospital for patients requiring elective surgery and ongoing chronic disease management.
For detailed patient information regarding Specialist Clinics please see Patients & Visitor > Specialist Clinics
Medical Practitioner Enquiries:
Tel: (03) 9231 2898
Monday to Thursday: 8:30am to 4:30pm
Friday: 8:30am to 4:00pm, or please leave a message.
Click here for referral templates
Please fax referrals to: (03) 9231 3489
Statewide Referral Criteria for Specialist Clinics
To improve access and appropriateness of referrals to public hospitals, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has developed statewide referral criteria for certain medical and surgical conditions.
These referral criteria have also been incorporated into Health Pathways Melbourne.
Please refer to HealthPathways Melbourne or the DHHS Statewide Referral Criteria for the specialties below:
Click here to view and search all conditions and criteria.
For further information regarding specific clinics, please select from the options below: