Our Dermatology service provides treatment of skin diseases for elective and emergency patients.

Dermatology is the study of the skin and skin diseases.

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

  • Cyclosporin therapy - to help the body accept transplanted organs
  • Psoriasis and eczema - chronic skin conditions
  • General dermatology - general skin issues
  • Immune and skin disorders - skins issues caused by immune system problems
  • Porphyria, bullous diseases, lupus, morphoea mycosis fugoides - various diseases which cause skin problems
  • Renal transplant dermatology - support kidney transplant patients
  • Melanoma and multiple mole patients - skin cancers and moles

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

Dermatology City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South THU
Dermatology City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South TUE
Dermatology Rapid Access City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South East WED
Dermatology Surgery City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South East THU
Melanoma Mole City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South THU
Nephrology Dermatology City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South
Telehealth Dermatology City Campus Dermatology Room E200, Level 2 East TUE

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
  • Photographs

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.