Working together to connect care program

We work across hospital departments, primary care and community organisations to effectively respond to individuals who commonly present to the Emergency Department at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.

Through partnering with community organisations such as Footprints, Micah Projects and the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health, we are able to connect reoccurring emergency patients to the care they need more efficiently.

If you would like to speak to a clinician about the program to:

  • discuss suitability of the program for your patient
  • discuss a patient who is already on the program
  • obtain information in relation to the program
  • confirm a patient has withdrawn consent
  • general enquiry

Here is some patient information about the service.

How to join the program

Call us to discuss if this program is suitable for your patient and/or to organise consent for the program. Please note, patients can commence the program without consent however they will not be referred to a community organisation until consent is obtained.

Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital

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Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Department
Phone: (07) 3647 5933
Open: Monday-Friday 7.30am-4.00pm

Nurse Navigator - Program Coordinator
Phone: (07) 3646 1814/0448 403 041
Email:

Community organisations

3rd Space
Phone: (07) 3254 1144
Open: Every day

Communify
Phone: (07) 3510 2700
Fax: (07) 3366 7845
Open: Monday-Friday

Footprints
Phone: (07) 3252 3488
Fax: (07) 3846 6448
Email: arc@footprintsinc.org.au
Open: Monday-Friday

Institute for Urban Indigenous Health
Phone: 1800 254 354
Fax: (07) 5498 9470
Open: Monday-Friday

Micah Projects
Phone: (07) 3036 4444
Fax: (07) 3029 7029
Email: healthcare@micahprojects.org.au
Open: Monday-Saturday

Richmond Fellowship Queensland
Ph: (07) 3363 2555
Fax: (07) 3363 2618
Open: Monday-Friday