Our Clinical Genetics Centre service provides care for people with medical conditions and illnesses that run in the family.

We have a range of services in two main areas:

  • Familial Cancer Centre which includes specialties in breast, ovarian, colorectal, and mixed cancers, as well as rare cancers
  • Adult Genetics which includes specialties in cardiac genetics, immunological genetics, neurogenetics, endocrine, skin, and a full range of other genetic conditions.

The services of the Clinical Genetics Centre include:

  • risk assessment
  • genetic counselling and testing
  • options for risk management
  • advice about regular health checks
  • psychosocial support
  • a reminder service (optional) about timing of tests

Clinics

Cardiac Genetics City Campus Familial Cancer Reception, Level 2 Centre WED
Dermato Genetics City Campus Familial Cancer Reception, Level 2 Centre THU
Endocrine Genetics City Campus Familial Cancer Reception, Level 2 Centre WED
General Genetics City Campus Familial Cancer Reception, Level 2 Centre TUE, WED, THU
Neurogenetics City Campus Familial Cancer Reception, Level 2 Centre THU

What to bring

Every time you come to hospital

Every time you come to hospital for a test, day procedure, surgery or treatment, you should bring:

  • Medicare card
  • Health Care card (if you have one)
  • Concession card (if you have one)
  • Adverse drug alert card (if you have one)
  • Medications you are currently taking, including any that you have bought without a prescription
  • X-ray films, scans, ultrasounds or any other test results you have which are related to your procedure
  • Private health insurance card (if you want to use it)
  • Aids (glasses, hearing aid, walking frame)
For a clinic appointment

If you come for a clinic appointment, you should also bring:

  • Your letter
  • Any special items listed on your letter
  • Your appointment book

In a medical emergency, call 000. If you are feeling unwell, see your local GP or go to your local hospital Emergency department for help.