How to obtain a referral2020-07-20T12:38:57+10:00

How to obtain a referral

Genetic Health Queensland (GHQ) is a specialist service and so requires a written referral from your doctor. Please discuss with your doctor whether an appointment with GHQ will be of benefit.GHQ is a public health service provided by Queensland Health, and patients have no out of pocket expenses for clinically appropriate services.

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How do I request a referral?

  • Discuss the need for an appointment with your doctor (GP or specialist).
  • Please request a named referral to one of our consultants from your doctor.
  • All referrals should be sent to the Metro North Central Patient Intake Unit via fax to 1300 364 952.
  • Once your referral has been received, you and your doctor will be notified. You will be placed on a waitlist and contacted in due course.

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Contact us

Genetic Health Queensland Outpatients Location: Level 6, Block 7 Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital Campus HERSTON QLD 4029 Phone: (07) 3646 1686 Email: 

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 your patient, view the

Genetics General Referral Guidelines

Genetics Cancer Referral Guidelines

GP and Specialist Referral Hotline: 1300 364 938