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Below you will find the most recent information relating to this specialist service provided to GCPHN by Gold Coast Health and other professional sources. If you have any updates to this content please email GCGPLU@health.qld.gov.au
Patients can access the publicly viewable outpatient waiting details for the Gold Coast at:
Gold Coast Health is commited to reducing outpatient appointment waiting times and they provide Gold Coast Primary Health Network each month with wait list for distribution to General Practitioners only.
GPs can click here to view the current information.
Please note: you must be logged in as a GP to access.
We encourage all practices to send referrals electronically however if you do not have access, here are the fax alternatives:
GP Referrals must clearly indicate (as a minimum):
Incomplete referrals can often not be safely triaged and may be sent back to you & your patient if the specialist is unclear about how to prioritise your patient based on the information provided.
Secure electronic transmission of referrals sent via Medical Objects should now be the primary way to send referrals to GCUH. Over 70% of GPs on the Gold Coast are able to refer this way. Electronic referral provides the extra reassurance your referral has been received as a confirmation receipt is sent back to you.
Practices who have successfully met the requirements for eHealth PIP are now able to send referrals electronically to Gold Coast Health. There are three addresses now in the Address Book.
Please be careful to select the correct address.
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