Gynaecology

We provide high quality gynaecological services for conditions of the female reproductive system.

Our specialist team understand the sensitivities around women’s health and are here to support you to receive the best possible care. We provide a comprehensive range of services aimed to detect, diagnose, treat and manage women’s health conditions.

Our clinics

We care for females aged 16 and over for a range of gynaecological conditions, including:

  • menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding)
  • dysmenorrhoea (painful periods)
  • endometriosis
  • recurrent miscarriages (3 or more)
  • pelvic floor dysfunction, including incontinence and prolapse
  • Infertility investigation (but not advanced treatment, such as IVF).

The Colposcopy Clinic monitors and treats abnormal pap smears or cervical abnormalities. We also provide specialist care in conditions that include lichen sclerosis (a skin condition around the vulva and anus).

The Urodynamic clinic investigates urinary incontinence and other urinary problems.

Conditions treated

  • Abnormal pap smear
  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding
  • Amenorrhoea (absence of menstrual periods during reproductive years)
  • Dysmenorrhoea (painful menstrual periods)
  • Dyspareunia (pain before, during or after vaginal sex)
  • Endometriosis
  • Limited fertility services
  • Heavy menstrual bleeding/menorrhagia
  • Pelvic/abdominal pain
  • Pelvic cysts/masses/fibroids
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (only if infertility or period problems)
  • Recurrent miscarriage
  • Urinary incontinence/symptoms
  • Vaginal discharge or irritation

Please note, Redcliffe Hospital does not provide services for tubal reanastomosis or pap smear screening.

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

To refer a patient:
Gynaecology referral guideline

GP and Specialist Hotline:
1300 364 938

After your hospital appointment

Your doctor may advise that you require surgery. If this is the case you will be placed on a surgical waiting list and may need to attend the Pre-admission Clinic before your surgery.

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
  • 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
  • An adult carer to support you and take you home
  • Copy of Advanced Healthcare Directive or Enduring Power of Attorney (if you have one)
  • A jacket or cardigan in case you get cold
  • A dressing gown or cardigan, sleepwear or comfortable day clothes
  • Slippers and shoes (low heel, closed-in, non-slip, adjustable and firm fitting around the foot)
  • Your toiletries and personal items
  • Copy of Advanced Healthcare Directive or Enduring Power of Attorney if you have one
  • Something to read or do during your stay
  • Medical devices required for your care (e.g. CPAP machine)
  • Do not bring large amounts of cash or valuables such as jewellery, watches or other items of value to you

Redcliffe Hospital

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Contact us

Specialist Outpatient Department
Location: Ground floor, Redcliffe Hospital
Phone: (07) 3883 7770 or (07) 3883 7777
Fax: (07) 3883 7594
Open: Monday-Friday 9.00am-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 gynaecology referral guideline.

GP and Specialist Referral Hotline: 1300 364 938