- General Paediatrics (inc Outreach)
- Allergy (Paediatric)
- Asthma/Respiratory (Paediatric)
- Continence (Paediatric)
- Cystic Fibrosis (Paediatric)
- Developmental and Behavioural Concerns
- Diabetes (Paediatric)
- Eating Disorders (anorexia nervosa / bulimia)
- Neonatal Follow-up
- Neurology (Paediatric)
- Oncology-Haematology (Paediatric)
- Tasmanian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service (TPRS)
- Sexual Assault
Assessment and management of outpatient paediatric patients including inpatient follow up.
North South North West Statewide
Referral for all specialist paediatric services is via Paediatric Clinic including sub-specialty clinics. The service hosts also host local specialist clinics and visiting specialist clinics from the Royal Children's Hospital to consult on complex conditions.
If a dedicated service is not offered please refer to General Paediatrics.
A referral is required for all new appointments and must conform to the Referral Standards as outlined on the For Clinicians page. Specific requirements are detailed in the individual clinic and condition referral guidelines.
Referrals are registered by the clinic to which they are referred and are triaged according to the specific clinic guidelines. Appointments are based on clinical priority.
For urgent concerns: Please phone the Registrar or Consultant on call via switch.
For any sexual abuse/assault: Please phone RHH Switchboard and ask Paediatric Sexual Assault Consultant (PSAC) or Registrar on call for advice.
For services not provided in Tasmania please refer to General Paediatrics as the PTAS form is generated by a Paediatrician.
Clinic Appointments - Appointments are based on clinical priority:
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 / category 1
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 4 weeks, or sooner if clinically indicated.
For any urgent sexual abuse/assault concerns please phone RHH switchboard and ask Paediatric Sexual Assault Consultant or Registrar on call for advice.
Semi-urgent / category 2
We will endeavour to see these patients within 12 weeks
Routine / category 3
Next available appointment
For use by health professionals only
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 pediatrician.
- Royal Children's Hospital Clinical Guide
- Transgender Services - Statewide Sexual Health Service (for people from 15 years to adults)
- Tasmanian Gender Service (for children and young people up to 18 years) (gender dysphoria / gender diversity)