Chronic Wound Clinic
We assess, treat and educate patients who have a wound lasting longer than 4 weeks.
What we do
We will work with your GP and/or community services to develop a plan for managing your wound ongoing.
As well as doctors, we have wound specialist registered nurses and wound specialist podiatrists who attend clinic.
How to access this clinic
Referral from your GP
Caulfield Access is responsible for intake, information and referral processing for a wide range of community and ambulatory services.
You need a referral letter from your GP or medical specialist to access this service.
Your doctor will need to fax or email your referral letter to Caulfield Access.
Once a referral has been received, a Care Coordinator will phone the patient to discuss their needs and organise appropriate services. The Care Coordinator will provide the patient with their phone number. Patients are encouraged to contact the Care Coordinator if they have any concerns.
What to bring
Every time you come
- Medicare card
- Health Care Card and/or concession card (if you have one)
- Private health insurance card (if applicable/if you want to use it)
- Adverse drug alert card (if you have one)
- Previous X-ray films, scans, ultrasounds or any other test results or reports
- Medicines you need to take while you are here
- List of medicines you are currently taking (or the boxes), including medicines you have bought without a prescription, such as herbal supplements and vitamins
- Glasses, hearing aid(s) and/or walking frame if needed
For a clinic appointment
- Your appointment letter
- Any special items listed on your letter
- TAC or WorkCover claim number (if relevant)
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