How to Admit or Refer a Patient

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Acute Admissions The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital

Acute admissions - 5430 3314

For acute admissions, phone the Hospital Coordinator on 5430 3314
  • To assess the bed situation
  • To assess the appropriateness of the admission
  • To assess VMP availability to accept admission

If admission appropriate and bed available and VMP accepts admission, the patient can then be sent directly to main reception at the hospital.
The GP practice must notify the hospital coordinator that the VMP has accepted care of the patient so the appropriate bed can be held.

Buderim Heart Centre patient referrals

 

Buderim Heart Centre admissions - 1300 675 897

For Buderim Heart Centre admissions, phone 1300 675 897 where you will speak to an ICU RMO who will assist with patient assessment and organising admission directly to the hospital.

The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital Breast Clinic patient referrals

Breast Clinic referrals - 5452 0500

For Breast Clinic referrals, phone 5452 0500.

Women requiring any diagnostic services require a referral from their doctor. Download referral:

Cooinda Mental Health Service Patient Referral

 

Acute Mental Health referrals - 1300 780 413

For acute mental health referrals, refer your preferred credentialed consultant psychiatrist’s details and forward the patient referral directly.
For general enquiries, phone the Cooinda Mental Health Service on 1300 780 413.

Important information required at the time of the initial enquiry

  • Patients’ full name and date of birth
  • Diagnosis
  • Brief history, including comorbidities that may impact nursing care
  • Health fund details