Our Gastroeterology and Hepatology service provides care for people with conditions of the digestive system and liver.

We care for people who are in hospital, have been to hospital or need to come to hospital for diseases of the gut and liver including:

  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Familial bowel cancer
  • Liver and hepatobiliary disease
  • Pancreatic disease
  • Coeliac disease
  • Oesophageal diseases (swallowing disorders and reflux)
  • Hepatology (Hepatitis C, general hepatology)
  • Clinical nutrition (including home parenteral nutrition)

We also provide outpatient services in clinical nutrition and conditions associated with the swallowing and digestive processes.

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

Coeliac City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South THU
Gastro Surveillance City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 Centre FRI
Gastro Videomanometry City Campus Gastroenterology Reception, Level 3 Centre FRI
Gastro/Hepatology City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South WED
Gastro/Hepatology City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South THU
Gastro/Hepatology City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South WED
Gastroenterology City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South WED
Inflammatory Bowel City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South MON, THU
Liver City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South WED
Liver Rapid City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South WED
Luminal Gastroenterology City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South THU
Neurogastroenterology City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South WED
TPN Nutrition City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South WED

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
  • TAC or Workcover claim number

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.