In order for us to be able to accept your patient for review and treatment, referring GP’s/Medical Specialists are required to provide the following detail in your referral.
- full name
- date of birth
- Indigenous status
- referring GP details
- health insurance
- preferred language and interpreter requirements
- Medicare number
- mobility needs.
- presenting symptoms
- examination findings
- relevant past history.
Investigations and results
- CT/Medical Imaging
- pap Smear
- blood tests e.g. tumour markers FBE, U&E, LFT.
Please be advised that referrals are triaged for urgency. If the referral does not require a gynaecological oncology appointment it will be referred to the general gynaecology unit within two days of receipt.
Upon receipt of a gynaecological oncology referral, the patient will receive an appointment letter in the mail.
Fax referrals to: 03 8458 4878
Essential referral content will be checked. You will be contacted if further information is required.
Acknowledgement of referral receipt will occur within eight working days.
The referral will be triaged by the specialist unit according to clinical urgency.
This determines how long the patient will have to wait for an appointment.
Patients with urgent conditions are scheduled to be seen within 14 days.
Patients with routine conditions are given the next available appointment according to clinical need.
Both the referrer and patient are notified.
Referral contact details
Mercy Health Gynaecological Oncology Service
Level 6, 163 Studley Road
Heidelberg Vic 3084
Phone: 03 8458 4860
Fax: 03 8458 4878
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