Infectious Diseases

We care for people with a range of infectious diseases.

Our services

We treat a variety of infections with a special focus on complex infectious diseases, including:

  • malaria and other travel-related infections
  • HIV/AIDS
  • viral hepatitis
  • meningococcus
  • endocarditis (infection of the heart)
  • fever of an unknown origin
  • encephalitis (inflammation of the brain)
  • meningitis (inflammation of the brain and spinal cord membranes)
  • osteomyelitis (bone infection)
  • bacteraemia (bacteria in the blood).

How to access this service

To access this service, your GP or medical practitioner will need to send a referral letter to the hospital.

If there is a waiting list, you will receive a confirmation letter and be advised on what to do next. If there is no waiting list, you will receive an appointment booking letter or we will contact you to arrange a suitable time for your appointment.

Refer a patient

GP and Specialist Hotline:
1300 364 938

What to bring

Each time you visit us
  • Your Medicare card
  • Private health insurance card (if you have one)
  • Health Care Card and/or concession card (if you have one)
  • Current medications (prescription, over the counter and herbal medicine)
  • Relevant x-rays, scans or any other test results or reports
  • Glasses, hearing and mobility aids
For an outpatient or clinic appointment
  • Your appointment letter
  • Any special items listed on your letter
  • WorkCover claim number (if relevant)
  • Snacks, a drink or money to buy refreshments
  • Something to read or do while you wait

Clinics

Caboolture Hospital

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Contact us

Specialist Outpatient Department
Location: Caboolture Hospital
Phone: (07) 5433 8474
Fax: (07) 5433 8726
Email:
Open: Monday-Friday 8.30am-5.00pm

Need help outside hours?

For non-urgent medical issues call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84) or visit your GP.

In an emergency call 000.

Refer a patient

To refer a patient to this service, view the Infectious Diseases referral guideline.

GP and Specialist Referral Hotline: 1300 364 938