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Outpatient Services – including ACCESS

CHANGE TO FAX NUMBER for GP referrals to ACUTE OUTPATIENTS (Feb 2017)

  • NEW FAX    9788 1879    –    Faxed referrals are required before appointments can be made.
  • General Enquiries 9784 2600

Exceptions to central intake for acute outpatient referrals are detailed in each service description and include; Cardiology clinicsRespiratory services Lung Function Investigations – some Diabetes Services – EEG and EMG services.

ACCESS offers referral to a wide range of Community Health, Subacute, Allied Health, Aged Care and Rehabilitation services and have their own contact details for referrals (see below).  Clinically relevant ACCESS clinics will be listed with Acute Outpatient Clinics in the sections below.

  • Clinical Enquiries Acute Outpatients (for GPs only) 9784 7155

Estimated Waiting Times

Acute Outpatient Clinic Waiting Times Feb 2017

ACCESS waiting estimates Feb 2017

Sub Acute waiting estimates Feb 2017

 

ACCESS Services

ACCESS

ACCESS is the first point of contact for information and referrals to a wide range of community health, subacute, allied health, aged care, rehabilitation and specialist services provided by Peninsula Health.

Referrals Monday to Friday 08:30-17:00

Aged Care Programs and Services

Allied Health

Exercise and Lifestyle Programs

 

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Addiction Medicine - CLAMS

Addiction Medicine – CLAMS

Consultation Liaison Addiction Medicine Service

CLAMS can offer support and advice and/or assist with the review and assessment of your clients to enhance their ongoing management. GPs may contact a nurse practitioner (final accreditation pending)  on 0419 764 155 regarding Alcohol and/or Other Drug (AOD) use, medication rationalisation and/or advice for pharmacotherapy. One of the main aims of the service will be to provide transition from acute to community pharmacotherapy.

 

                                                                                                                                                                          

Cancer Related Clinics

Cancer related clinics

 

Peninsula Health employs a Breast Care Nurse to provide support, information and referrals to patients and their families throughout the breast cancer journey. Treatment plans are discussed at a fortnightly Breast Multidisciplinary Team meeting and GPs are encouraged to attend. Contact the Breast Care Coordinator for more information on 9784 1689 or mobile 0438 562 879 (service operates every Monday, Tuesday and alternate Fridays, working hours are 7am to 3.30pm.)

 





Medical Clinics

Medical Clinics- OPEN to GP referral

                                                                                                                                                                                     

Mental Health

 

Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinics

 

                                                                                                                                                                                             

Respiratory Clinics


Surgical Clinics

Surgical Clinics- OPEN to GP referral

 

  • Paediatric Surgery– referral to this service is currently under review please contact Department of Surgery on 9784 7368 for any referral enquiries


Women's Health and Antenatal Clinics

Antenatal Clinics

 

Other Women’s Health Clinics

NO GYNAECOLOGICAL Outpatient Services at Peninsula Health – referral options below

We would like to remind all our local GPs that Peninsula Health does not have a Gynaecology outpatient service. Women who require gynaecology review and/or intervention have two options,

  1. Be referred to a private Gynaecologist and treated as a public patient at Frankston Hospital if surgery is required. A list of hospital specialists with private rooms who can refer patients to the Frankston Hospital Gynaecological  Surgery waiting list can be found on our website (Specialist Directory- see left hand menu)
  2. Be referred to another health service with public gynaecology outpatient services.

 


Outpatient Clinics are located at various locations across Peninsula Health including;

Frankston Hospital- Building D Outpatient Area 1 (NEW) & 3rd Floor consulting rooms, Frankston Integrated Health Centre, Golf Links Road Rehabilitation Centre, The Mornington Centre, Rosebud Hospital Community Health Centre, Hastings Community Health Centre