Urology

Conditions

Please note this is not an exhaustive list of all conditions for outpatient services and does not exclude consideration for referral unless specifically stipulated in the out of scope section.

Paediatric services

Referrals for children and young people should follow the Children’s Health Queensland referral guidelines.

Emergency referrals

All urgent cases must be discussed with the on call Registrar to obtain appropriate prioritisation and treatment. Contact through:

  • Royal Brisbane and Women's Hopsital (07) 3646 8111
  • The Prince Charles Hospital (07) 3139 4000
  • Redcliffe Hospital (07) 3883 7777
  • Caboolture Hospital (07) 5433 8888

Urgent cases accepted via phone must be accompanied with a written referral and a copy faxed immediately to the Central Patient Intake Unit: 1300 364 952.

If any of the following are present or suspected, phone 000 to arrange immediate transfer to the emergency department or seek emergent medical advice if in a remote region.

  • Acute/severe renal or ureteric colic
  • Acute renal or ureteric colic with obstruction and/or infection
  • Acute urinary retention
  • Urinary tract and genital trauma
  • Urinary tract sepsis or severe infection
  • Severe urinary tract bleeding
  • Autonomic dysreflexia
  • Foreign bodies
  • Priapism
  • Acute scrotal pain/ torsion of the testes
  • Severe genital infection e.g. Fournier’s gangrene/epididymo-orchitis
  • Paraphimosis – unable to reduce

Out of scope services

Not all services are funded in the Queensland public health system. The following are not routinely provided in a public Urology service.

  • Circumcision for cosmetic reasons
  • Aesthetic surgery
  • Sexually transmitted infections– refer sexual health clinic
  • Genital ulcers and warts – refer sexual health clinic provided verrucous carcinoma is excluded
  • Vasectomy and vasectomy reversal
  • Ejaculatory disorders
  • Catheter change/maintenance
  • Proteinuria – refer nephrology
  • Small epididymal cysts
  • Asymptomatic simple renal cyst

Specialists list

Send referral

Hotline: 1300 364 938

Fax: 1300 364 952

Electronic: eReferral system

Mail: Metro North Central Patient Intake
Aspley Community Centre
776  Zillmere Road
ASPLEY QLD 4034

Health pathways

Access to Health Pathways is free for clinicians in Metro North Brisbane.

For login details email:
healthpathways@brisbanenorthphn.org.au

Login to Brisbane North Health Pathways:
brisbanenorth.healthpathwayscommunity.org