North South North West Statewide
Dr Tyson Ware accepts referrals for complex epilepsy and paroxysmal events, evaluation for neurodegenerative condition, and disorders of the peripheral neuromuscular system. Apart from exceptional circumstances, referrals will only be accepted from other paediatricians.
All referrals should comply with the Referral Standards and specifically include:
- Reason for referral
- Developmental history
- Detailed description and history of events: relationship to sleep/febrile illness; context etc
To refer a patient with this condition, please see the Paediatrics clinic page for the full referral process and templates.
Directed by patient’s general paediatrician.
For more information please see the Tasmanian Health Pathways website.
Acute neurological deficit; acute flaccid paralysis / spinal cord syndrome
Urgent / category 1
Suspected infantile spasms or epileptic encephalopathy
New onset epilepsy with convulsive seizures
Semi-urgent / category 2
Known epilepsy or neurologic condition with breakthrough seizures or significant deterioration
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). Please contact ED Medical Officer in Charge:
LGH ED - Phone: (03) 6777 6405 Fax: (03) 6777 5201
MCH ED - Phone: (03) 6478 5120 Fax: (03) 6441 5923
NWRH ED - Phone: (03) 6493 6340 Fax: (03) 6464 1926
RHH ED - Phone: (03) 6166 6100 Fax: (03) 6173 0489
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.
We will endeavour to see these patients within 12 weeks
Next available appointment