What the clinic does
Specialist clinic for endoscopy patients
Booking phone number
(03) 5454 7571 or
(03) 5454 8896
Booking office hours
8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday
(closed public holidays)
Clinic medical staff
Clinical information requirements that supplement the referral form
Referral letter should include a reasonable patient history including which allied health services the patient is already linked to and up-to-date medication list.
Notes on any relevant pathology/radiology results with copies of results accompanying the referral letter.
Please use the endoscopy referral form, please click here
DIRECT ACCESS ENDOSCOPY
Patients referred for colonoscopy as a result of positive faecal occult blood will be considered for direct access to the surgical waiting list (eg +ve FOBT as a result of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program or Rotary Bowelscan) unless co-morbidities necessitate an appointment in acute outpatients prior to the procedure.
These patients will be sent an appointment for pre-admission assessment and bowel preparation.
Referrals sent to outpatients for screening colonoscopy as a result of family history will not be considered suitable for direct access. These patients will be seen in acute outpatients.
Gastroscopy referrals are suitable for direct access unless co-morbidities necessitate an appointment in acute outpatients prior to the procedure
Approximate wait time for referred patients
1 - 6 weeks
Acute Outpatients Department, entrance is beside main Bendigo hospital entrance, (Lucan St).
Click here for map (reference K6).