We diagnose, treat and care for patients with neurological conditions such as epilepsy or stroke.
- We care for patients with acute and chronic neurological conditions
- We are a part of the Melbourne Brain Centre at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
What we do
We care for patients with acute and chronic neurological conditions across multiple subspecialties, including:
- Cognitive neurology
We are an internationally recognised centre for world-class patient care, specialty and subspecialty training, and clinical research.
We are a part of the Melbourne Brain Centre at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, providing comprehensive clinical, teaching and research programs.
|Neurology Clinic||The RMH Parkville|
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|Neurology Rapid Clinic||The RMH Parkville||Medicare|
|Clinical Neurophysiology Clinic||The RMH Parkville||Medicare|
|Botulinum Toxin Clinic||The RMH Parkville||Medicare|
|Migraine Clinic||The RMH Parkville||Medicare|
|Deep Brain Stimulation Clinic||The RMH Parkville||Medicare|
|Neuro-Ophthalmology Clinic Level 1 South||The RMH Parkville|
|Neuro-Ophthalmology Clinic||The RMH Parkville||Medicare|
|Cognitive Clinic||The RMH Parkville||Medicare|
|Subcutaneous Immunoglobulin Neurology Clinic||The RMH Parkville|
|Neuromuscular Clinic Level 4 North||The RMH Parkville||Medicare|
|Neuromuscular Clinic||The RMH Parkville||Medicare|
|Parkinson's Disease Clinic||The RMH Parkville||Medicare|
|Neuro Medical Oncology Clinic||The RMH Parkville||Medicare|
|Neurology Oncology Clinic||The RMH Parkville|
We accept GP and specialist referrals:
- Use The RMH GP Referral Form or a template from your own system
- Complete and fax your referral to Specialist Clinics (Outpatients) on (03) 9342 4234
As outlined by the Department of Health, referral requests should include:
- Patient demographic information
- Referrer demographic information
- Reason for referral
- Presenting problem
- Service(s) requested
- Required referral information specified by statewide or local referral criteria
- Current patient management
- Impact of the problem on the patient
- Name of the consultant and provider number (for Medicare clinics)
- Investigation reports related to the referral
Referrals are triaged based on priority. In an emergency, patients can go to the Emergency & Trauma Service at any time.
For advice, urgent referrals and out of hours support, call The RMH Switchboard on (03) 9342 7000 to page our registrar on call.
HealthPathways Melbourne provides guidance on best practice assessment and management of common medical conditions, including when and where to refer patients.
Parkville Connect is a secure web-based portal providing GPs, specialists and other health professionals with information in the Parkville electronic medical record (EMR).
In addition to the Neurology and Stroke ward, the Royal Melbourne Hospital Epilepsy Unit offers a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient services. Prolonged scalp and intracranial video-EEG monitoring is carried out at the purpose-built 4-bed monitoring unit within the clinical neuroscience ward.
Evaluation modalities for surgical candidates include high-resolution volumetric MRI, ictal SPECT, PET, fMRI, diffusion and perfusion MRI, EEG source analysis, polysomnography, neuropsychology and neuropsychiatry. In addition to drug therapy and surgery, other treatment modalities offered include the traditional and modified ketogenic diet and vagus nerve stimulation.
Links & documents
Need to change or cancel your appointment?
Do one of the following:
- Access Health Hub to change the appointment yourself
- Complete our online form and we'll change it for you
- Call Specialist Clinics (Outpatients) on (03) 9342 7393 and we'll help you over the phone
What to bring
Every time you come
Every time you come in 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 letter
- Any special items listed on your letter
- Your appointment book
- TAC or WorkCover claim number
For a day procedure
If you come for a day procedure, you should also bring:
- A responsible adult carer to stay with you to hear instructions, help you and take you home
- Dressing gown and slippers
For an overnight or longer stay
If you come for an overnight (or longer stay), you should also bring:
- A dressing gown and slippers, or comfortable day clothes and shoes
- Your toiletries
- Your iPad or tablet and phone, provided you are happy to take responsibility for them
Do not bring (for overnight or longer stay)
And if you're staying overnight or longer, do not bring:
- Your handbag, wallet, purse or large amounts of cash. Just bring a small amount for items such as newspapers, magazines or coffee
- Valuables, such as jewellery, watches or other items of value to you
Interpreters & cultural support
We provide qualified, professional interpreters to help you communicate with us at any time during your stay and at your clinic appointments.
- Μάθετε περισότερα γιά διερμηνείς & υποστήριξη κουλτούρας
- Scopri di più sugli interpreti e sul supporto culturale
- Tercümanlar ve kültürel destek hakkında daha fazla bilgi edinmek için
- Tìm hiểu thêm về thông dịch viên và hỗ trợ văn hóa
- لمزيدٍ من المعلومات عن خدمة الترجمة الشفهية والخدمات الثقافية
300 Grattan St, Parkville, Victoria