Inflammatory bowel disease clinic
|Description of the services||Clients are seen by a Gastroenterologist with a special interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), as well as specialist nurses with access to IBD surgeons, dieticians and national and international trials of new therapeutics.|
|Eligibility criteria||Any client with either a previous diagnosis of IBD or signs and symptoms consistent with a new diagnosis of IBD.
|GP Investigations to be performed|
|Cost||Nil to clients eligible for Medicare.
Clients Medicare card required as well as the following where applicable at every appointment:
|Where||Day Treatment Centre
Level 1, Monash Medical Centre
|When||Wed 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm (weekly)
|Staff||Dept/Unit Head: A/Prof William Sievert
Clinic Head: Dr Greg Moore
|External referral process||1300 3 iCARE - ACCESS UNIT
T: 1300 3 iCARE - 1300 342 273
F: 959 iCARE - 9594 2273
NB: GP’s are requested to refer onto this service using the Victorian Statewide Referral Form housed in most clinical software. More information on VSRF – www.gpv.org.au then click on Resources or contact your local Divisions of General Practice.
|Internal referral process||T: Extension 49888
F: 959 iCARE – 9594 2273
|Last updated and approved||March 2007