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'Early and accurate diagnosis is essential'

REFERRALS

 

Most Australian epilepsy clinics are located in city centres. However, some epilepsy specialists do travel to regional centres. Referral contacts are listed below. For additional information about epilepsy services and support, contact Epilepsy Australia or local state epilepsy support services.

 

Epilepsy Action Australia

ACT

South Australia / Northern Territory

Tasmania

Victoria

Queensland

Western Australia

New South Wales

Many of the specialist medical centres offer a First Seizure Clinic, or fast track service for first seizure patients.

 

Telehealth consultations are also available in some areas supported by Medicare.

 

Rural patients express great satisfaction with Telehealth (page 4)

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Australian Pregnancy Register for Women on Antiepileptic Medication

  A voluntary study open to women throughout Australia

FAX (03) 9342 2577 TEL 1800 069 722   www.apr.org.au

Download a Fax Referral Sheet for the Pregnancy Register. 

Australian Epilepsy Clinics 

ACT

 

New South Wales

 

The Sydney Children's Hospital Network

 

Queensland

Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (services inclurde a clinic for pregnant women with epilepsy)

First seizure clinic established

Mater adult outpatients

Lady Cilento Children's Hospital

 

South Australia and NT

Adelaide

Tasmania

Tamanian Health Organisation South - Hobart

 

Victoria

The Alfred - referral guidelines

The Alfred - First Seizure Clinic

 

Austin Health - Comprehesive Epilepsy Program 

Austin Health - key Austin telephone numbers

 

Eastern Health - Box Hill

 

Monash Children's Hospital

 

Northern Health

 

Royal Children's Hospital - About Epilepsy

Royal Children's Hopital - Make a referral

 

Royal Melbourne Hospital - Epilepsy Program

Royal Melbourne Hospital - GP Access

 

St Vincent's Hospital - Neurology

St Vincent's Hospital - Neuroscience

 

Western Health, Footscray

 

Western Australia

Royal Perth Hospital

Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

Perth Neurology & Epilepsy

 

 

 

This list is a work in progress. Please email additional information to Rosey@EpilepsyInGeneralPractice.com