Your outpatient appointment

Allow 2 to 3 hours for your appointment in addition to the time it takes to arrive at the relevant area. Present your letter to the receptionist.

What should I bring?

  • Outpatient letter
  • Any relevant x-rays or laboratory results
  • Any aids you may require (spectacles, hearing aids etc)
  • Medicare card
  • Healthcare card
  • Repatriation benefits card
  • Immunisation records
  • For paediatric patients the primary caregiver (parent or legal guardian only) must attend the appointment
  • A list of any questions you want to ask the specialist.

Friends, relatives or carers are also welcome to attend the appointment with you.

Outpatient clinic locations

Outpatient clinics 1-8, ground floor (OutPts, G)

If your letter directs you to Clinic 1-8 OutPts, G, you should enter the hospital via the main entry and follow the signs to the outpatient clinic reception desk. Coming from the main entrance it is the second desk on the right.

Education and State Rehabilitation Service clinics

If your letter directs you to the following clinics, please visit the reception desk located in the following buildings and floors:

  • Education clinic: Education building, ground floor

  • State Rehab G clinic: Rehabilitation building, ground floor

  • State Rehab L1 clinic: Rehabilitation building, level 1

  • State Rehab L2 clinic: Rehabilitation building, level 2 

  • State Rehab, Hydro, LG (Hydrotherapy) clinic: Rehabilitation building, lower ground floor

Other outpatient (OutPts) clinics

If your letter directs you to the following clinics, please visit the reception desk located in the following floors of the main hospital:

  • Clinic 9a, OutPts, G: Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation Unit, located on the ground floor 

  • Clinic 9b, OutPts, G: Advanced Lung Disease and Lung Transplant Unit, located on the ground floor 

  • Allied Health 1 and 2: located on the ground floor 

  • Breast: Breast Assessment Clinic, located on level 1

  • Burns: Burns Outpatients, located on level 4

  • Cancer Centre: located on the ground floor

  • Cardiology: Cardiology Outpatients, located on level 1

  • Dialysis: located on the ground floor

  • DMP: Day Medical Procedures, located on the ground floor

  • Endoscopy: Endoscopy Suite, located on level 1

  • H and H: Haemophilia and Haemostasis centre, located on level 1 (access via the Cancer Centre)

  • Home Services: located on the ground floor

  • Hyperbaric Unit: located on the lower ground floor

  • MFAU: Maternal Fetal Assessment Unit, located on level 3

  • Neurophysiology: Neurophysiology Outpatients, located on level 6

  • Sleep Centre: located on level 5 

If your condition gets worse before your appointment

Please see your General Practitioner (GP) if your condition gets worse before your specialist appointment or in between appointments. 

Your GP will be able to contact medical staff at the hospital for advice or can help you decide if you should go to the emergency department. 

Please do not attend your outpatient appointment if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • flu like symptoms eg. fever, cough or a sore throat
  • sudden onset of vomiting and diarrhoea
  • generalised unexplained rash.

You should visit your GP and reschedule your clinic appointment.

After your appointment 

You will be advised at your appointment of any necessary follow up appointments.

The Outpatient Pharmacy is located on the Ground floor and is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm for FSH prescriptions only. 

The PathWest specimen collection is located on the Ground Floor.