Urology outpatient service in CALHN

The Central Adelaide Local Health Network, Urology Unit Provides inpatient and outpatient services for patients living in the Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) area who suffer Urology related conditions.

Services are also provided to patients referred from rural and remote areas. Children are usually managed by paediatricians with referral to Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

Appointment location

Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH)

Outpatient Department, Level 3 F.1, Wing 3 Royal Adelaide Hospital Port Road SA 5000

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH)

Outpatient Department, Level 3, Area 1 The Queen Elizabeth Hospital 28 Woodville Road, Woodville SA 5011

Clinic operating times

RAH

  • Clinics operate Wednesday mornings for general urology conditions / reviews
  • Urodynamic clinics operate weekly on Tuesday mornings
  • Nurse Practitioner led clinics operate Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons

TQEH

  • Clinics operate Monday mornings for general urology conditions / reviews
  • Urodynamic clinics are held twice monthly in the Urology Department on 7A

Consulting specialists

RAH

  • Dr John Bolt - Head of Unit
  • Nicholas Brook
  • Dr Jonathon Cho
  • Dr Ashani Couchman
  • Dr Raj Singh-Rai
  • Dr Denby Steele
  • Dr Richard Wells

TQEH

  • Dr Kim Moretti – Head of Unit
  • Dr Rick Catterwell
  • Dr Jonathon Cho
  • Dr Mark Lloyd
  • Dr Daniel Spernat

GP information

Refer your patient

Fax referral to us

We accept GP and specialist referrals to this service.

All referrals are triaged by the service according to clinical urgency. Patients who are unstable and requiring immediate assessment should be sent directly to the Emergency and Trauma Centre.

To refer your patient, follow the outpatient service information, triage and referral guidelines, complete and fax a referral to us. For urgent referrals, also contact the registrar to discuss the case.

To ensure appropriate and timely triage, include all demographic and clinical details as well as relevant investigation results.

If you are concerned about any delay of the appointment or if there is any deterioration in your patient’s condition, contact the Registrar/Fellow on-call via the hospital's switchboard telephone: (08) 7074 0000 (RAH) or (08) 8222 6000 (TQEH).

To make a referral

RAH

Fax: (08) 7074 6247
Telephone: 1300 153 853

TQEH

Fax: (08) 8222 7188
Telephone: (08) 8222 7020

Alternate care options

Not all patients with urology problems can be offered appointments in the CALHN urology clinics. In most cases the key to appropriate management is a detailed history and examination. Options for obtaining further information regarding various urology conditions and to provide guidance for assessment, investigations and management can be accessed on health pathways.

Health Pathways

Health Pathways South Australia is an online portal designed to be used by general practice at the point of care to guide best practice assessment, management and referral of common clinical conditions.

Post discharge guidelines and information

Patients whose urology condition has stabilised or resolved and for whom no further appointment has been made will be formally discharged. If an assessment is required again, a new referral, preferably a named referral (see consultant list below) should be faxed through.

Patient information

How to access this clinic

Referral from your GP

You need a referral letter from your GP or medical practitioner to access this service.

Your doctor will need to fax your referral letter to us. We will be in contact with you within clinically recommended times, depending on waiting list length. If there is no waiting list, you will receive an appointment booking letter or we will contact you to arrange a suitable time.

Please refer to the information sheets below for information regarding the outpatient service.

Please refer to the outpatient map below and present to your designated clinic on the day of your appointment.

GP information

Refer your patient

We accept GP and specialist referrals to this service.

All referrals are triaged by the service according to clinical urgency. Patients who are unstable and requiring immediate assessment should be sent directly to the Emergency and Trauma Centre.

To refer your patient, follow the outpatient service information, triage and referral guidelines, complete and fax a referral to us. For urgent referrals, also contact the registrar to discuss the case.

To ensure appropriate and timely triage, include all demographic and clinical details as well as relevant investigation results.

If you are concerned about any delay of the appointment or if there is any deterioration in your patient’s condition, contact the Registrar/Fellow on-call via the hospital's switchboard telephone:

  • RAH  (08) 7074 0000
  • TQEH  (08) 8222 6000.

To make a referral

RAH

Fax: (08) 7074 6247

Telephone: 1300 153 853

TQEH

Fax: (08) 8222 7188

Telephone: (08) 8222 7020

Alternate care options

Not all patients with urology problems can be offered appointments in the CALHN urology clinics. In most cases the key to appropriate management is a detailed history and examination. Options for obtaining further information regarding various urology conditions and to provide guidance for assessment, investigations and management can be accessed on health pathways.

Health Pathways

Health Pathways South Australia is an online portal designed to be used by general practice at the point of care to guide best practice assessment, management and referral of common clinical conditions.

Post discharge guidelines and information

Patients whose urology condition has stabilised or resolved and for whom no further appointment has been made will be formally discharged. If an assessment is required again, a new referral, preferably a named referral (see consultant list below) should be faxed through.