Physiotherapy: Cardiorespiratory

The Department will periodically contact patients waiting for an outpatient clinic appointment via SMS, with a link to an electronic form.  This is part of routine waitlist auditing to ensure patient details are up to date.  If you receive this SMS, please update your details.


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Assessment and management of patients with COPD or other chronic lung condition, CHF, pre and post organ transplantation


North South North West Statewide


THS Southern Region

Service provided:

  • Individual assessment, agreed treatment and management plan.
  • Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation: Eight weeks of twice weekly supervised exercise (one hour) and once weekly interactive education with self-management skills training (45 minutes).
  • Supervised exercise sessions (one hour), twice weekly, for those requiring ongoing supervision, especially those in the high risk category.

THS Northern and North West Region

Information unavailable at this time.

Referral process

A referral is required for all new appointments and must conform to the Referral Standards as outlined on For Clinicians. eReferral is now the preferred method of referral for this service and is available in all THS regions. Please refer via HealthLink SmartForm eReferral through your software system (either Best Practice, or Medical Director). For instructions, see Quick Guide: Creating an eReferral.

Specific requirements are detailed in the individual clinic and condition referral guidelines.

Referrals are registered by the clinic to whom they are referred and are triaged according to the specific clinic guidelines.

Clinic Appointments - Appointments are based on clinical priority.

Referral template

For use by health professionals only

Additional information

For more information please see the Tasmanian Health Pathways website.