Health professionals

This page is for General Practitioners and other health professionals wanting to refer their patient to West Moreton Health (WMH) for specialist clinical care and support, it contains information on services, eligibility requirements and referral pathways.

Specialist Outpatient Department

Specialist outpatient services provide assessment and management of conditions which require specialist opinion above that available within the primary healthcare setting.

Specialist outpatient department referrals

Community health and aged care services

A wide range of community-based services are available at WMH which GPs can refer into to support the care management of their patients.

Community health and aged care services referrals

Mental health, alcohol and other drugs services

WMH provides a wide range of services supporting people with mental health issues and drug and alcohol problems, which GPs can refer into to access specialised support for their patients and their families.

Mental health, alcohol and other drugs services referrals

Rural health services

WMHs rural health services provide a wide range of services to support their community including:

  • inpatient services
  • outpatient services
  • emergency departments
  • allied health
  • telehealth
  • mental health
  • alcohol and other drugs services
  • oral health care
  • child health
  • other visiting services.

Rural health services referrals

Nurse navigation, nurse practitioner and midwife navigation service

This service provides navigation across the lifespan to those individuals who have complex medical conditions.

Nurse navigation, nurse practitioner and midwife navigation service referrals

Virtual and shared care

Virtual care technology is helping WMH expand its reach and provide more care closer to home. Telehealth and mobile-enabled care use videoconferencing technology to connect people in the community to specialist health expertise.

Shared care is an arrangement between a GP and a birthing hospital or other birth setting. Patients see GPs for some pregnancy appointments and also have appointments at the hospital in early and later pregnancy.

Virtual and shared care referrals

Oral health services

Provision of general and emergency dental care with no out-of-pocket expenses to eligible patients throughout the West Moreton region at hospitals, community clinics and schools.

Oral health services referrals

Resources

Grand rounds

The grand round provides general practice health professionals with continuing professional development via interactive learning sessions. They deliver evidence-based clinical education for general practitioners and general practice learners.

What are grand rounds?

Grand rounds are an established and important patient-centred, clinical-led platform for the sharing of medical knowledge and best practice between primary care and the Hospital and Health Service within West Moreton to improve patient care.

What are grand rounds?

West Moreton HealthPathways

Health Pathways

HealthPathways offers clinicians locally agreed information to make the right decisions together with patients, at the point of care.

The pathways are designed primarily for general practice teams, but are also available to specialists, allied health professionals, and other health professionals in your region.

West Moreton HealthPathways

Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN services map

This map provides information by local government area (LGA) on primary and community-based commissioned services across mental health, multicultural health, aged care, alcohol and other drugs, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, child and youth health, after hours and chronic conditions.

Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN services map