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Clinics & services

Blood pressure, fainting & medication problems

Blood pressure, fainting & medication problems

We care for and treat people with blood pressure disorders and medication and drug problems that are difficult to treat.

About us

The Department of Clinical Pharmacology plays a key role in providing expertise in quality use of medicines.

The Department is committed to improving patient care and treatment through research and is also affiliated with the University of Melbourne Department of Medicine.

Our services

We provide the following services:

  • Care for patients with blood pressure disorders
  • Care for patients with difficult medication problems
  • Risk assessment and treatment for people at high-risk of cardiovascular disease
  • A state-of-the-art laboratory to test for and analyse hormones, drugs and metabolites in patient samples
  • Clinical research

Our clinics

We run the following clinics:


For patients

You need a referral from your GP, specialist or health care provider to access this service.

For health professionals

Refer your patient via Specialist Clinics.

Address referrals to:

  • Professor Albert Frauman
    Director, Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Clinical enquiries:

Phone: 03 9496 5000 (ask for the on-call clinical pharmacology registrar)

Contact us

Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics


Phone: 03 9496 2444 (Specialist Clinics)

General enquiries

Phone: 03 9496 5486

Monday to Thursday


Professor Albert Frauman
Director, Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics


Level 5, Harold Stokes Building
Austin Hospital
145 Studley Road
Heidelberg VIC

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Postal address

Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Austin Hospital
PO Box 5555
Heidelberg VIC 3084