acute upper GI tract bleeding (bright red blood, PR bleeding, melena, hematemesis)
acute severe lower GI tract bleeding
Oesophageal foreign bodies/food bolus
Displaced gastrostomy tube
To request an urgent review please phone the Ipswich hospital switch board on 3810 1111.
Out of scope services
The following are not routinely provided in a public Endoscopy service.
NB: If a patient who has been fully investigated 2 years prior to referral. Then the referrer and the receiving clinician will need to exercise clinical decision making in triaging and or value in repeat endoscopy / colonoscopy procedures.
Out of catchment
West Moreton Health is responsible for providing a public health service to people who reside within its catchment area. To appropriately manage demand for service we do not accept referrals from outside this catchment area. If your patient does live outside the West Moreton Health area and it is deemed socially or clinically necessary for their care to be received in the West Moreton Health Service, inclusion of information regarding their particular medical and/or social factors will assist with the triaging of your referral.
To provide feedback about contents on this website or general referral questions please email WM-CPC@health.qld.gov.au or phone 3413 7402.