Infectious Diseases Clinic
We work to prevent and to treat illness, disability and death caused by a wide range of infectious diseases.
What we do
We run clinics every day specialising in a variety of areas, including:
- general infectious diseases
- HIV/AIDS and sexually transmissable infections
- infections in immunosuppressed individuals
- orthopaedic and post-surgical infections
- respiratory infections and tuberculosis
- viral hepatitis
As well as these specialty clinics, we also run a Travel Medicine Clinic which can assist people wishing to travel with their infectious diseases risk and precautions whilst overseas.
How to access this clinic
Referral from your GP
You need a referral letter from your GP or medical practitioner to access this service.
Your doctor will need to fax your referral letter to us. We will be in contact with you in clinically recommended times, depending on waiting list length. If there is no waiting list, you will receive an appointment booking letter or we will contact you to arrange a suitable time.
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)