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Clinics & services

Breathing & sleep disorders

Breathing & sleep disorders

We provide a comprehensive service for people with breathing and sleep disorders, including laboratory testing, care, treatment and research.

Our services

We provide the following services:

  • Inpatient care on Ward 5 West
    • Ventilation Weaning Unit
    • Respiratory High Dependency Unit
  • Respiratory Laboratory - provides a wide range of breathing and allergy tests
  • Sleep Laboratory - provides a wide variety of sleep tests
  • Victorian Respiratory Support Service (VRSS) - a statewide service for commencement and provision of specialist care for people in the community who need long-term mechanical ventilation

Our clinics

We run the following clinics:

  • General Respiratory and Sleep Clinics
  • Allergy Clinic
  • CPAP Clinic
  • Interstitial Lung Disease Clinic
  • Lung Mass Clinic
  • Oxygen Clinic

Related services

Referrals

For patients

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

For health professionals

To refer your patient for a Respiratory Function Tests, please download, complete and fax our referral form.

For all other referrals:

Phone: 03 9496 3688

Fax: 03 9496 3723

Contact us

Department of Respiratory & Sleep Medicine

Phone: 03 9496 3688

Fax: 03 9496 3723

Open hours: Monday to Friday 8am - 4.30pm

Location

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

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Postal address

Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
Austin Hospital
PO Box 5555
Heidelberg VIC 3084
Australia

Respiratory laboratory locations

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

Ground Floor, Grevillea Centre
Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital
300 Waterdale Road
Ivanhoe Victoria

Sleep laboratory locations

Centre of Excellence in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
Austin Hospital
145 Studley Road
Heidelberg Victoria

Ward 5 West
Level 5, Austin Tower
Austin Hospital
145 Studley Road
Heidelberg Victoria