Mater Specialist Quick Find

General Medical - public patients

Purpose

This page contains information for general practitioners on how to refer patients aged 16 years and over to the General Medical specialist clinic at Mater Hospital Brisbane.

Referral Criteria

Please include all of the minimum referral criteria.

Mater Adult Referral Form

Referrals can be faxed to 07 3163 8548.

Referral Categorisation

Available appointments are provided to our patients based on clinical priority

This should be used as a general guideline only – categorisation will be based on the individual referral.

PRIORITY SEMI-URGENT ROUTINE

-  Post VTE/ACS/CCF

- Post Emergency Department/MAPP admission 

- Anaemia

- Chest pain for investigation

-  Any patients with complex/undifferentiated medical problems

- Patients with multiple comorbidities that need medical optimisation

- Fits/faints

- Headache – (persistent headaches requiring further investigation)

- Hypertension

- Joint pain

- Weight loss

-  Fatigue

 

Mater endeavours to see all priority patients within 30 days from GP referral

Mater endeavours to see all semi urgent patients within 3 months from GP referral

Mater endeavours to see all routine referrals within 12 months from GP referral

 

Our Specialists

Dr Malcolm King Medical Specialist
Dr Narelle Fagermo Medical Specialist
Dr Cara O'Callaghan Medical Specialist

 

Bulk Billed Clinics

Mater Health Services offers patients the opportunity to attend bulk billed clinics. To provide your patient with the opportunity to attend a bulk billed specialist clinic, please provide a named referral to one of our specialists listed above.

Contact Us

If you wish to discuss a referral with a medical officer from this specialty, please contact 07 3163 8111 and ask to speak with a general medical registrar. 

Alternatively, contact the Clinical Nurse – Referral and Appointment Management Service on 07 3163 6866.

Content reviewed 23/12/15

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