Information for Doctors

Referring Patients to Delmont

Referring a patient to Delmont can be a simple process. To ensure your patient is looked after promptly we suggest following one of the following processes.

Consulting Suites

Hours:

Mondays, Wednesday & Fridays:  8.30am - 5.30pm

Tuesdays & Thursdays:               8.30am - 8.00pm

Saturdays:  8.30am - 12.00pm

If your patient requires a consultation from a specific Delmont Psychiatrist or Addiction Specialist, or you do not know a specific specialist for your patient's needs and/or would like a next available appointment with a suitable doctor,  we recommend the GP provides an Open Referral Letter.

The Open Referral Letter to include:

  • Patient's address, contact numbers & birth date
  • Outline diagnosis, current medical issues and current medications
  • Indicate past medical and psychiatric history and treatment
  • Private health fund details

FAX Open Referral Letter to

(03) 9834 3666. 

For enquiries, contact:

(03) 9834 3600

Download Referral Form

Delmont Day Program (DDP)

General Pracitioners, in addition to non-credential mental health specialists, can now directly refer their patients to DDP.  Upon receipt of the Open Referral, a Delmont psychiatrist and a DDP intake clinician will review patient's suitability for the DDP programs.

FAX an Open Referral Letter to DDP to (03) 9805 7395

Letter should include;
•Patient's address, contact numbers & birthdate
•Outline diagnosis, current medical issues & current medication
•Indicate past medical & psychiatric history and treatments
Private health fund details

The Open Referral will be processed by the following:

  • DDP Clinical Team will review referral's suitability
  • Patient's health fund check occurs to determine eligibility and cover
  • DDP Administration Officer will contact the referrer with outcome.

If accepted, the referral wil be registered and the DDP Adminsitration Officer will contact the patient to schedule an assessment appointment.

For any day program enquiries, please contact Delmont Day Program on (03) 9805 7370

Inpatient Admissions

If you have an URGENT REFERRAL, please FAX an Open Referral Letter to the Hospital Intake Co-Ordiantor.

The Open Referral Letter to include:

  • Patient's address, contact numbers and birthdate
  • Outline diagnosis, current medical issues and current medications
  • Indicate past medical and psychiatric history and treatments
  • Private health fund details

Upon receipt of the Open Referral Letter, the Hospital Intake Coordinator will contact the patient to provide further details for admissions.

FAX Open Referral Letter to (03) 9889 8696. 

For enquiries, contact (03) 9805 7390

 

Check your referral

We understand that it can be difficult gaining access to our psychiatrists. We aim to improve communication with referring doctors by providing quick replies and updates so you always know where your patient referral is.

For Consulting Suites referral enquiries, please contact the Consulting Suites on (03) 9834 3600.
For overnight hospital referral enquiries, contact the Hospital Intake Co-Ordinator on (03) 9805 7390.

Delmont TeamOur Multi-Disciplinary Team

Here at Delmont Private Hospital, we have experienced medical staff working across all areas of mental health.  Together, the psychiatrists, pyschologists , nurses, GPs, drug & alcohol counsellors, and various therapists, ensure the highlest level of quality care in all aspects of your patient's treatment.

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