For public holiday hours, please contact this service.
Billing: No Fee
Wheelchair access: Yes
Referrals to specialist outpatient services within Redland Hospital and Wynnum Health Service must be in writing, and as a minimum contain the following: • Patient demographics including Medicare number and Interpreter requirements • Patient’s mobile phone contact number and an alternate postal or contact address (if not the same as usual residence) • Reason for referral (including the problem to be assessed, degree of loss of function, pain experienced) • Results of relevant investigations (pathology, radiology, histology) • Current medications and doses, prescribed and over the counter (note any recent changes in drug therapy) • Allergies (drug/topical preparation) • Relevant information about the patient’s condition such as previous medical/surgical treatment (include systemic and topical medications prescribed for the condition) and details of any associated medical conditions which may affect the condition or its treatment (e.g., diabetes) • Relevant psychological and social issues impacted by condition • Smoking and alcohol history. • significant symptoms, e.g. chest pain, breathlessness, syncope or palpitations • exercise tolerance • risk factors • results of any recent cardiac investigations: (ECG, CXR, Echo, stress test) • LFT, FBC, TFT, cholesterol, electrolytes • details of any prior cardiac surgical/interventional procedures.