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Referrals

Referrals

The Medical Health Act requires that a doctor’s assessment takes place prior to any referral to a specialist, if Medicare is to reimburse payment. Referrals are made as a result of an examination, or otherwise based upon professional judgment, and cannot be backdated.

Coronavirus Health Alert

The threat level of COVID-19 in South Australia is escalated. For the safety of our patients and staff, we encourage telephone appointments (where possible).

If a face-to-face appointment is required, it will be time-limited, and we request that all patients wear a face mask while in the clinic.

We have a COVID19 triage process and you may be requested to wait outside or in your vehicle.

We will require you to observe social distancing >1.5m and we will limit the number of patients in the waiting room.

If you have symptoms of the flu, a cold, or a loss of sense of smell or taste, then a COVID-19 test is necessary. Please refer to the SA Health website for a list of COVID-19 respiratory clinics and testing centres.

If you are unwell and do not have respiratory symptoms, please ask for a telephone appointment with a GP, where possible a safe review will be arranged.

Please be patient our clinic is determined to be COVID-19 safe.

Call 000 if you need urgent medical assistance.

For more information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.health.gov.au/health-topics/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov