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+ Emergency

If you believe your patient requires immediate attention please phone 000 or refer your patient to the emergency department.

+ Minimum referral criteria

Nil minimal referral requirement

+ Standard referral information to be included in all referrals

Essential referral information

Without this information the referral will be rejected

Antenatal screening
1st Visit – 12 weeks

  • Ultrasound
  • FBC, Group and Antibodies
  • HBsAg
  • RPR / TPHA, (Syphilis antibody test)
  • Rubella IgG
  • HIV & Hep C with high risk factors
  • Any significant medical &/or obstetric history including BMI

Antenatal screening
18-20 week

  • Ultrasound (dating, nuchal, morphological)
  • FBC, Group and Antibodies
  • HBsAg
  • RPR / TPHA (Syphilis antibody test)
  • Rubella IgG
  • HIV & Hep C with high risk factors
  • Any significant medical &/or obstetric history including BMI


+ Additional referral information for referrals

  • Chlamydia investigation for patients 25 years or under
  • Dating and Morphology Ultrasound scans
  • Aneuploidy screening
  • GTT for selective high risk patients

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 or phone 3413 7402.


Last updated: Friday, August 10, 2018

Send referrals to

Secure messaging:
Secure web transfer IQ43050005G

General Fax:
3810 1438

Priority Fax for urgent category 1 referrals:
3413 7277

Outpatients Referrals Centre
PO Box 73, Ipswich
Queensland, 4305

Patient Enquiries:
3810 1217

GP/Specialist Referral Enquiry:
3810 1869 or 3810 1858

Named referrals

If you would like to send a named referral, please address it to the specialist on the referral template, who will allocate a suitably qualified specialist to see the patient.

From July 1 2017 Commonwealth growth funding has been capped. This changes how WMHS can fund its growth as an organisation. Named referrals from GP’s help support hospital funding through a Medicare bulk-billing arrangement. The new federal funding model incorporates specific pricing for patients which removes concerns around ‘double dipping'. This benefits hospital and patient services.

Patient must bring

  • Medicare card
  • Any concession cards (e.g. Pension, Health Care, DVA, PBS Safety Net, ADF, etc)