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This page contains information for general practitioners on how to refer patients aged 16 years and over to Cardiology services at Mater Hospital Brisbane.
This service includes referrals for:
Mater Health Services does not have the facility to conduct interventional angiography.
Please include all of the minimum referral requirements and:
- LFT, FBC, TFT, fasting lipid profile (includes HDL, LDL), electrolytes
- Exercise tolerance
- Results of any recent cardiac investigations if available (ECG, ECHO, stress test, chest x-ray)
- Medical history
- Significant symptoms e.g. syncope, pre-syncope, palpitations, clamminess
Mater Adult Referral Form
Referrals can be faxed to 07 3163 8548.
Available appointments are provided to our patients based on clinical priority.
This should be used as a general guideline only – categorisation will be based on the individual referral.
- Unstable Angina
- Increasing frequency of ischaemic chest pain or chest pain at rest
- Severe valvular disease
- Cardiac syncope
- Class IV heart failure
- Patients with multiple identified risk factors
- Class III heart failure and increasing symptoms of heart failure
- Stable coronary heart disease and heart failure
Mater Health Services offers patients the opportunity to attend bulk billed clinics. To provide your patient with the opportunity to attend a bulk billed specialist clinic, please provide a named referral to one of our specialists listed above.
If you wish to discuss a non urgent referral with a clinical officer from this specialty, please contact 07 3163 8111, pager 4909 and ask to speak with the Clinical Nurse Consultant – Cardiology or for urgent queries contact the Cardiology Registrar on 07 3163 8111, pager 0939.
Alternatively, contact the Clinical Nurse – Referral and Appointment Management Service on 07 3163 6866.
Content reviewed 23/12/15
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