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The goal of this clinic is to assist General Practitioners in caring for patients with general endocrine disorders. These disorders are diagnosed, assessed, investigated, and managed in the clinic.

Specialist Physicians Clinics are public outpatient services with no out of pocket cost for consultations.

Patient Information

  • Who do these clinics care for?

    Adult patients over 18 years of age who have a confirmed or suspected endocrine disease, including osteoporosis, and whose General Practitioner is needing specialist medical support.

  • How do I access this service?

    Urgent care is available after an evaluation in the Emergency Department.

    For all other care must be arranged by your regular GP, who will provide referral to Specialist Physicians Clinic.

  • What do I bring to an appointment?

    You should bring a signed Consent and Registration Form. This will be sent to you by SWH after your appointment has been booked.

    You should bring an up-to-date list of all your medications.

    You should bring a list of questions you may have regarding your condition.

    You may bring a family member/support person, if this is helpful.

Health Professionals

  • Who do these clinics care for?

    Adult patients over 18 years of age with confirmed or suspected endocrine disease including osteoporosis where specialist physician assistance with care is needed.

  • How do I prepare my patient for an appointment?

    Please let your patients know that, once received, their referral will be triaged, and they will be contacted by Southwest Healthcare to book an appointment.

    The physician will write a letter to the referring practitioner after the appointment to update them on what occurred at the appointment.

    Please give your patient an up-to-date list of their medications.
    If further testing is needed prior to the clinic attendance, this will be notified to the referring practitioner after triage.

Page last updated: 28 March 2023

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