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. •presence or absence or alarm symptoms in patients with upper abdominal symptoms •family history of colo-rectal neoplasia in patients with lower abdominal symptoms •E/LFT’s, FBS and ESR or CRP (all patients) •abdominal pain - imaging US or CT •dyspepsia - H.pylori testing (breath test or stool antigen) •anaemia - iron studies, B12, folate •diarrhoea - stool M/C/S, O/C/P, C difficile toxin, - coeliac serology •results of any scopes undertaken