Pregnancy Assessment Centre
North South North West Statewide
The Centre is for most women* with a confirmed intrauterine pregnancy and who are above 13 weeks gestation with a pregnancy related concern or a postnatal concern up to 6 weeks postpartum.
Assessment may be midwifery only or midwifery and medical.
*Exclusions: Significant maternal trauma, significant respiratory episode, cardiac related episode, altered conscious state or significant neurological condition, non-pregnancy related concerns.
Women may self-present. Where a clinician is referring please provide all demographic details, and detail the clinical concern, the examination and investigation findings, gestation, and any clinical intervention you have provided to the patient. Indicate if an O & G Registrar has been contacted.
To refer a patient with this condition, please see the Obstetrics clinic page for the full referral process and templates.
To refer a patient with this condition, please utilise Primary Health Tasmania's Standard Referral Templates.
For more information please see the Tasmanian Health Pathways website.
Haemo-dynamically unstable patients
Significant maternal trauma
Significant respiratory episode
Cardiac related episode
Altered conscious state or significant neurological condition
Urgent / category 1
Red flags are clinical indicators of possible serious underlying conditions requiring further medical intervention. They may or may not indicate an emergency.
Proceed to Emergency Department (ED).
LGH ED Reception – Phone: (03) 6777 6405 Fax: (03) 6777 5201
MCH ED* – Phone: (03) 6478 5120 Fax: (03) 6441 5923
NWRH ED* – Phone: (03) 6493 6351 Fax: (03) 6464 1926
RHH ED Reception – Phone: (03) 6166 6100 Fax: (03) 6173 0489
Advice for medical practitioners can be given by the Medical Officer In Charge (MOIC) - see HealthPathways Tasmania for contact information.
*MCH and NWRH MOICs request GPs call them prior to referring a patient to ensure the patient is being sent appropriately to a safe destination.
Urgent referrals should be accompanied by a phone call to the Consultant/Registrar to organise urgent review and the referral must be faxed.
We will endeavour to see these patients within four weeks, or sooner if clinically indicated.
We will endeavour to see these patients within 12 weeks
Next available appointment