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, NASH, cirrhosis)
- Clinical nutrition (including home parenteral nutrition)
- Hepatocellular carcinoma
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Inflammatory bowel disease and pregnancy
- Intestinal ultrasound
- Gut-focused psychology
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, unless it is specified as "indefinite". Keep a copy of your referral, so you can easily ask your GP to renew your referral if you need to.
|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||WED, THU|
|Gastroenterology||City Campus||Outpatients, Level 1 South||WED|
|Inflammatory Bowel||City Campus||Outpatients, Level 1 South||MON, THU|
|Inflammatory Bowel Pregnancy||City Campus||Outpatients, Level 1 South||THU|
|Liver||City Campus||Outpatients, Level 1 South||WED|
|Liver Medical||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 appointment book
- Your appointment letter
- Any special items listed on your letter
- 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.