Our Respiratory Medicine & Sleep Disorders service provides diagnostic procedures, runs clinics and monitors sleeping patterns for elective and emergency patients.

We care for people who are in hospital, have been to hospital or need to come to hospital for:

  • Respiratory function testing - checking how well your lungs work
  • Bronchoscopy - looking into your lungs with a scope
  • Overnight sleep monitoring (home and hospital based) - to help resolve breathing problems
  • Sleep disorders clinics
  • General respiratory problems
  • Lung oncology - lung cancer
  • High blood pressure in the lungs
  • Help to quit smoking

How to access this service

You need a referral from your GP or medical practitioner to access this service.

Your GP will fax your referral to the hospital. Once we receive the referral, we will send you a letter.

If there is a waiting list, you'll be advised what to do in your letter.

Referrals are current for 12 months from the date of issue. Keep a copy of your referral, so you can easily ask your GP to renew your referral if you need to.

Clinics

Asthma City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South FRI
CPAP Review Clinic City Campus Sleep Disorders Clinic, Level 5 East
HARP Respiratory Medicine City Campus Sleep Disorders Clinic, Level 5 East TUE
Home Oxygen Annual Review City Campus Sleep Disorders Clinic, Level 5 East THU
Oximetry City Campus Sleep Disorders Clinic, Level 5 East WED
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South East
Respiratory City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South MON
Respiratory Lab City Campus Respiratory Lab Reception, Level 1 East MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI
Respiratory Medicine City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South TUE, FRI
Respiratory Oncology City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 Centre FRI
Respiratory Rapid Access City Campus Sleep Disorders Clinic, Level 5 East TUE, WED
Sleep Disorders City Campus Sleep Disorders Clinic, Level 5 East MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI

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 sleep study

If you come in for a sleep study, you should also bring:

  • Comfortable sleepwear
  • Personal hygeine items such as shampoo, shaving cream, shaver, toothpaste and deodorant
  • Your own pillow, if you want think it will help you sleep better
  • Something to do - like a book, magazine or iPad/tablet

Downloads

Contact us if you need an accessible version of a download.

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.