Refer To Us

Here You’ll Find Information & Forms To Refer A Patient To Our Service

Referral Guidelines

Please address referral to the Head of Unit: Associate Professor Sally Bell
The patient will be seen by a clinician in the Gastroenterology Department.
The referral should indicate that it is valid for an indefinite period.

Please click on the links below to view the DHHS guideline for each condition. Each guideline provides advice on:

  • the criteria for referral to a public hospital specialist service such as ours,
  • the information to be included in the referral
  • when referral to a public hospital specialist service such as ours is not appropriate

Abnormal liver function tests
Chronic refractory constipation
Chronic refractory diarrhoea
Cirrhosis
Coeliac disease
Constipation with sentinel findings
Diarrhoea with sentinel findings
Dysphagia
Gastroesophageal reflux
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Inflammatory bowel disease
Persistent iron deficiency
Rectal bleeding

Referral Forms

Fibroscan Referral Form

Fibroscan® (transient elastography) is a non-invasive method of assessing liver fibrosis based on the measurement of liver stiffness. The technique uses an ultrasound transducer probe to determine the speed of a shear wave emitted from a transducer probe directed towards the liver. The velocity of this wave is proportional to the density, stiffness or degree of fibrosis in the liver.

Intestinal Ultrasound Referral Form

Intestinal ultrasound (IUS) is a non-invasive method of assessing inflammation in the colon and small bowel to monitor inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis).

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