Outpatient clinics operate to provide healthcare to patients who require an
examination or treatment, but who are not required to stay in hospital
overnight. Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) operate a number of outpatient
clinics, primarily from the Goderich Street Outpatient Clinic.
Making an appointment
Outpatient appointments are made after referral from your General
Practitioner (GP) or for further treatment after being discharged from hospital. Outpatient appointment information is
then posted to patients.
Additional information is available for
health professionals seeking more information about outpatient referrals at
What to bring
When an outpatient appointment has been arranged, it is recommended that
- Medicare card or healthcare card
- a list of current medications (including creams, eye drops and over the
- any relevant x-rays.
Patients are also advised that wait times for outpatient appointments can
Changing an appointment
If you are unable to attend your outpatient appointment, follow the
directions outlined in your appointment letter or contact Outpatient Direct on 1300 855 275 as soon as possible.
There are a number of ways to access RPH, including:
Outpatient services available at RPH include:
- Hospital in the Home (HITH)
- Infectious Diseases
- Plastic Surgery
- Renal Medicine
Changing contact details
If any of your contact details have changed (address, telephone number),
advise clinic staff or Outpatient Direct on 1300 855 275 as soon as possible. It is
important to keep your contact details up to date as the majority of
appointment notifications are mailed to patients. SMS reminders may also be
sent to your mobile telephone.