Refer your patient

Refer your patient

Referral guidelines are changing across Metro North.  Make sure you’re familiar with the latest criteria when referring patients.

Does your patient reside in the Metro North Health catchment?

In most cases, referrals are only accepted from patients residing in the Metro North Health catchment.

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COVID advice and referrals to COVID Virtual Ward for GPs

Metro North Virtual ED can support GPs with clinical advice or assist with referrals to manage COVID-19 patients.

This service is for patients who live in the Metro North HHS catchment. Find out more about this service >

Specialist outpatient services

Referral guidelines:

or search by condition

GP Referral Enquiry hotline:
(Central Patient Intake)
8.30am – 5.00pm
Monday – Friday

1300 364 938

Fax: 1300 364 952

Make sure you’re familiar with the latest criteria when referring patients.

Community Health services

Enquiry hotline:

1300 658 252

Fax: 3360 4822

Virtual Emergency Department

1300 847 833

8:00am to 6:00pm, seven days a week

If you are a patient, you cannot use this service.  You may be eligible for our Patient Virtual ED.
Oral Health services

Referral hotline:

1300 300 850

Fax: (07) 5433 8577

Oral health services are delivered at our dedicated oral health facilities, hospitals, community outreach clinics and schools.

Mental Health services

Adult referral hotline:

1300 MHCALL (1300 64 2255)

Mental health services in Metro North

Child and Youth Mental Health Services (CYMHS) for persons under the age of 18.

Sexual Health and HIV services

A referral is not required for most services.

View Sexual health and HIV service for more information.

Alcohol and Drug Service

Contact us:

1800 177 833

Fax: (07) 3837 5914

Call Adis 24/7 Alcohol and Drug Support for 24-hour, 7 day a week confidential support for people in Queensland with alcohol and other drug concerns, their families and health professionals.

View Alcohol and Drug service for more information.

Residential Aged Care District Assessment and Referral Service

1300 0 RADAR (1300 0 72327)

RADAR Rapid Response (RR) is a multi-disciplinary team led by emergency and geriatric consultants, nurse practitioners, nurse navigators and pharmacists.  The service is a QAS co-responder ED substitution service. It also works in conjunction with the local RADAR teams to facilitate the access to hospital-based outreach services for acutely unwell and deteriorating people living within residential aged care facilities in the Brisbane North area.

RADAR RR is a single point of contact for QAS officers, GP’s and after hours RACF staff focused on improving the health of older persons residing in RACFs by providing a comprehensive acute care consultative nursing, medical and pharmacy outreach, or telehealth service.

We are available    0800 – 1600

 7 days a week.

Brisbane North HealthPathways

Clinicians in the North Brisbane region can now access these pathways online. They provide the user with point of-care guidance for the assessment and management of medical conditions.

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