Referral templates and guides

A range of guidance and templates for GP referrals.

GP Referral Template

Microsoft Word document

Heads of Unit

PDF document

Monash Children’s Hospital Referral Templates

For referrals to Monash Children’s Hospital services.

What to expect from Monash Health when you send a referral

  • We will acknowledge receipt of your referral within 8 business days.
  • You will receive an acknowledgement of your referral once the referral is triaged:
    • If you referred electronically via HealthLink you will receive an electronic acknowledgement via HealthLink
    • All other referrals will be acknowledged by a mailed letter indicating that your patient has a booked appointment or has been placed on a waitlist.
  • If you haven’t heard anything in 30 days please contact us-
  • If your patient’s condition deteriorates whilst they are waiting for an appointment, please
    • Send an updated referral with the new clinical information and urgency, or
    • Phone (as above) and we will ensure the Unit is notified of your concerns
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