This service cares for all categories of patients with respiratory or sleep disorders - inpatient and ambulatory.
Clinical service overview
This can involve the use of:
- non-invasive ventilatory support
- tracheostomy management
- oxygen therapy
- pulmonary rehabilitation
- all forms of pulmonary and sleep monitoring
We work in close collaboration with the Metropolitan Ambulance Service in addition to Emergency, Intensive Care, Coronary Care, Neurology, General Medicine and General Surgical services at the Alfred.
This service does not routinely offer treatment for the following:
- Patients who are being treated for the same condition at another Victorian public hospital
- Children under 18 years of age
Refer your patient
Fax referral to us
We accept GP and specialist referrals to this service.
All referrals are triaged by the service according to clinical urgency. Patients requiring immediate assessment should be sent to the Emergency & Trauma Centre.
To refer your patient, complete and fax a referral to us. For urgent referrals, also contact the service Registrar to discuss the case.
To ensure appropriate and timely triage, include all demographic and clinical details as well as relevant investigation results.
If you are concerned about any delay of the appointment or if there is any deterioration in your patient’s condition, contact the service Registrar on call on (03) 9076 2000.
- Referral enquiries (03) 9076 3600
- Referral fax (03) 9076 1087
|General Respiratory Clinic||The Alfred||55 Commercial Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004|
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