North South North West Statewide
Refer to clinic:
- Scar revision and management
- Vascular malformations
- Pressure sores
- Other chronic sores and ulcers
- Foreign body removal
All referrals should comply to referral standards.
Burns and burn scar management to be referred to Burns.
- X-ray as appropriate
- USS as appropriate
- Consider CT/MRI
- Consider swab for M, C &S
To refer a patient with this condition, please see the Plastics clinic page for the full referral process and templates.
For more information please see the Tasmanian Health Pathways website.
Patients requiring immediate surgical intervention should be referred to the Emergency Department or discussed with the Plastics Registrar
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 8302 Fax: (03) 6777 5201
MCH ED – Phone: 0409 867 492 Fax: (03) 6441 5923
NWRH ED – Phone: 0459 848 725 Fax: (03) 6464 1926
RHH ED – Phone: (03) 6166 6101 Fax: (03) 6173 0489
Urgent referrals should be accompanied by a phone call to the Plastics Registrar to organise urgent assessment 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