Forms and referrals

On this page:

This page contains referral templates for several conditions, and to the major specialist outpatient departments for Medical Director, Best Practice Genie, Zedmed and PDF format, if available. These resources are provided to assist practices in the development of quality referrals and to allow for appropriate triage and categorisation of patients.

Metro South Health specialities and community health service referrals

For referral criteria and contact information for hospital specialities and community health services within the Metro South Health region view the:

Click here for information about secure messaging delivery.

Smart Referrals
Smart Referrals are digital referrals integrated with Best Practice and Medical Director software to enable faster, streamlined management of referrals to Queensland public hospitals. Register here for smart referrals.

How to install templates

Please ensure you read the importing instructions prior to installing these templates. If you need any assistance with these templates, please contact your Regional Support Coordinator.

PLEASE DO NOT OPEN the templates until they have been imported into your clinical software as this will corrupt the coding. Word and PDF files cannot be imported into medical software.

Resources

Templates

The templates provided by us are for your personal use only and must not be redistributed without permission. They have been tested with Version 1.8.4.642 of Best Practice and Version MD3.16 of Medical Director.

Metro South Health

The Metro South Health Central Referral Hub provides a single point of entry for all new referrals to:

  • specialist and allied health outpatients – Princess Alexandra, Queen Elizabeth II, Logan and Redland hospitals
  • community services previously processed by the Community Referral Service
  • oral health services.

How to refer to Metro South Health:

  • please update your fax machine for Metro South Health referrals to 1300 364 248
  • to talk to a clinical nurse or health practitioner phone the hub on 1300 364 155
  • Secure messaging via medical objects can be utilised and will be redirected to the hub.

Resources:

Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services provides community-based, inpatient, acute care and residential services which may be undertaken in the client’s home, in GP clinics or in emergency departments. Services are provided for all age groups across a range of programs from child and youth, to adult, to older persons, and specialist programs.

Referrals

To refer your patient, or for information and advice, please contact:

  1. Telephone: 1300 MH CALL (1300 64 22 55)
  2. Email: MSMHS_MHCALL@health.qld.gov.au
  3. Fax: 3078 2120

Further information and contact details can be found here.

Mater Hospital

Mater Hospital referral templates can be downloaded below:

Aged Care

Child, youth and family

Below is a link to Children Health Queensland’s Out-of-Home Care health and development assessment templates including:

  • Preliminary Health Checks
  • Comprehensive Health and Developmental Assessments

Click here to access CHQ’s templates

All Children’s Health Queensland referral templates can be downloaded here. Please read the instructions for installing templates here.

Maternity care

Chronic conditions

Mental health

From July 1, Brisbane South PHN Mental Health Referral Service has been established to assist GPs to link patients to Brisbane South PHN commissioned mental health services.

Brisbane South PHN has commissioned Wesley Mission Queensland to operate the Brisbane South PHN Mental Health Referral Service. For service information or referrals:

Contact Wesley Mission
P: 07 3717 7070
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm

See information for primary health care professionals here, or learn more here.

Referral form

Brisbane South PHN has created a new centralised two-page referral form in order to simplify the process for GPs when referring to Brisbane South PHN commissioned health services.

Submit your referral
F: 07 3539 6444
Secure Message via Medical Objects
To: Brisbane South PHN Mental Health Referral Service WMQ (GW4106000JX).

Allied health

Review process

Templates are reviewed every 6 months or when required. Please check to see if there have been updates. Feedback and suggestions are welcome via email to ehealth@bsphn.org.au with ‘Templates’ as the subject.

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