General Paediatrics

Assessment and management of children and young people with medical concerns who are less than 18 years of age.For children living in areas with limited access to transport please see Outreach Clinics.

Referral process

Referral for many specialist paediatric services is via General Paediatric Clinic, in particular, consultants who visit from the Royal Children's Hospital to consult on complex conditions.

All referrals should comply with the Referral Standards and specifically include:

  • Parental/carer contact name and phone number
  • Reasons for concern and expectation of referral
  • Previous Investigations and treatments (if any)
  • Social situation


Nil specific.

Referral template

For use by health professionals only

Additional information

Additional Information

Patients who are required to travel interstate for treatment may be eligible for assistance under the Patient Travel Assistance Scheme (PTAS) and will be initiated by the paediatrician.