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Repatriation General Hospital services listing - G

Gastroenterology

Repatriation General Hospital (RGH) Gastroenterology provides inpatient and outpatient services for people with conditions related to the digestive system. Services include:

  • gastroenterology
  • bowel health
  • small bowel investigations
  • swallowing disorders
  • prevention of colorectal cancer - SCOOP

We also offer endoscopic procedures and an emergency endoscopy and consultation service for GI haemorrhage, capsule endoscopy, small bowel enteroscopy and other emergencies. 

The Oesophageal Function Laboratory provides a diagnostic service to patients experiencing swallowing difficulties or reflux disease (heartburn). Procedures include:

  • oesophageal and pharyngeal manometry
  • ambulatory 24hr pH and impedance monitoring
  • high resolution video manometry

Doctors can have manometry and pH results sent by email or mail (viewing software supplied)

Telephone:  Patient enquiries - (08) 8275 1764

                    GP Liaison Service - (08) 8275 1837

                    Oesophageal Function Laboratory - (08) 8275 1765

Fax:  (08) 8275 1083

Hours:  8.30am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday

Referral:  GPs and specialists, Repatriation General Hospital Swallowing Disorders Clinic (SDC), outpatient clinics via the GP Liaison Service.

Please visit the RGH outpatient clinics section for information about the Gastroenterology clinic and also the General Surgery clinic

General  surgery

RGH General Surgery provides services for the upper gastrointestinal (GI) and colorectal surgery to veterans and the community. 

Conditions that are predominantly treated include:

  • gallstone disease
  • gastro-oesophageal reflux
  • hernias
  • colonic pathology

The unit also provides surgical services for carpal tunnel syndrome and 'lumps & bumps' surgery. Unit surgeons also perform endoscopy and colonoscopy

Telephone:  (08) 8275 1855

Hours:  9.00am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday

Referral:  GPs and specialists

Please visit the RGH outpatient clinics section for information about the General Surgery outpatients clinic.

GP Liaison 

The GP Liaison and Support Service provides information to GPs about RGH clinics and fast-tracks their outpatient referrals.

Location:  RGH, Repat Clinics, eastern entrance

Telephone:  (08) 8275 1837 / (08) 8275 1060

Fax:  (08) 8374 2591

Hours:  8.30am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday

Referral:  GP, specialist or community/allied health specialty services

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