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.
- clinic specialty
- reason for referral
- duration of symptoms
- examination findings
- relevant past history
- current medications
- past surgery.
Investigations and results
- CT/medical imaging
Populate required information on the internal referral form, and fax to the Outpatient Department on 03 8754 6710.
Only internal referrals for babies under six months of age and born at Werribee Mercy Hospital are accepted.
Please refer other and external requests to another specialist facility.
Essential referral content will be checked. You
will be contacted if further information is
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 30 days.
Patients with routine conditions are given the
next available appointment according to
Both the referrer and patient are notified.
Referral contact details
Werribee Mercy Hospital
300 Princes Highway
Werribee Vic 3030
Phone: 03 8754 6700
Fax: 03 8454 6710
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