Infectious Diseases

We care for adults with suspected or proven infectious diseases.

Our services

We provide services to patients staying in hospital as well as people referred from the community. We treat a variety of infections with expertise in complex conditions including:

  • cardiac infections (e.g. endocarditis and device-related infections)
  • orthopaedic implant infections
  • mycobacterial infections
  • high risk foot infection
  • solid organ transplant infections (heart and lung transplant)
  • travel-related infections
  • fever of an unknown origin.

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

GP and Specialist Hotline:
1300 364 938

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
For an outpatient or clinic appointment
  • 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

Clinics

Main Building

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Contact us

Specialist Outpatient Clinics
Location: Ground floor, Main Building, The Prince Charles Hospital
Phone: (07) 3139 4207

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 Infectious Diseases referral guideline.

GP and Specialist Referral Hotline:
1300 364 938

Please feel free to contact the Infectious Diseases Unit to discuss your patient’s condition and for help facilitating the referral.