Lung Mass Clinic

The Lung Mass Clinic is for the URGENT evaluation of patients suspected of having a new lung cancer and in need of investigation.

Referrals

The GP Referral Template located within the Mastercare Referralnet system is the preferred referral tool. 

For faxed referrals: FAX 9125 9846 

Eligibility Criteria

All patients must have had a Chest CT scan prior to referral.

Exclusion Criteria

Referrals for patients who have not had a chest CT scan will be declined.

Make a referral

All referrals to this clinic must contain the following information.

Referral: Date of referral, Speciality, Referring practitioner, Provider Number, Referrer’s signature.

Patient Demographic: Full name, Date of birth, Postal address, Contact numbers, Medicare Number, Interpreter required.

Clinical: Reason for referral, Duration of symptoms, Management to date, Past medical history, Current medications, Allergies, Diagnostics as per referral guidelines X-ray results/reports must be within the last 6 months.

Lung Cancer Care Nursing Coordinator

Peninsula Health employs a Lung Cancer Care Nursing Coordinator. The Coordinator is a resource for patients, families, carers and clinicians.
Contact 0435 393 287 e-mail: LungCancer@phcn.vic.gov.au. (service operates Monday, Friday and Alternate Thursdays)

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