1. Referring to Paediatric Outpatients
One of our aims at the Women's and Children's Hospital (WCH) is to ensure GP-referred patients are prioritised safely, quickly and efficiently. The WCH currently has guidelines and criteria for over 100 of the most common reasons for which GPs consider referring children. Before you write a referral, please review and use the relevant guideline and criteria.
WCH referrals are best typed into the WCH referral templates, which are available for most GP software systems in Section 2: Referral Templates and Forms.
Alternatively if you refer Paediatric outpatients to Flinders Medical Centre (FMC), you may choose to use the following guidelines:
HealthPathways is a free online portal for GPs, practice nurses and other health professionals. Designed to be used at the point of care, HealthPathways provides easy access to comprehensive clinical information, local referral pathways, and patient resources. The HealthPathways portal is now available across South Australia.
Register your interest on the HealthPathways South Australia project site.
2. Referral Templates and Forms
last modified: 10 Jun 2021