To obtain an appointment for your patient please fax a Specialist Clinics GP referral form to 9496 2097 or refer to the eReferrals section below.
Where appropriate, referrals should be provided for an indefinite period so that another referral is not required in the future.
Referrals should be addressed to a named consultant. See our Clinic Specialties and their Respective Head of Unit List.
Austin Health is now receiving electronic referrals from General Practice, utilising your clinical software system. The HealthLink eReferral Solution, easily enabled within your clinical software solution allows GP’s to deliver pre-populated eReferrals directly into Austin Health's Patient Administration System
HealthLink SmartForms is currently enabled with Australia’s leading GP clinical software vendors. For a step by step guide on how you can send eReferrals using your practice software please follow the links below to HealthLink's “YouTube” clips;
For any queries relating to HealthLink SmartForms or to have this solution enabled within your clinical software system, please contact HealthLink on 1800 125 036 or Helpdesk@healthlink.net
Accepted referrals will be triaged as ‘urgent' or ‘routine':
Where a referral is incomplete or declined, Specialist Clinics will send a letter to the referrer (and patient in the case of a declined referral) notifying them of this.
If you have any questions, please contact our GP liaison nurse on 9496 2533.
Links to these guidelines can be found below. Austin Health referral guidelines will also be published to Health Pathways Melbourne.