GP Information

Looking after your patients

Referrals

Referrals are accepted via your own stationery, or you can feel free to download and complete the below form. If you would like some hard copy referral pads, please contact us.

Urgent referrals

There are some instances where an emergency or urgent referral are deemed appropriate. These include:

Ear

  • Cholesteatoma
  • Ear Perforation
  • Large Acoustic Tumour
  • Mass in ear, suspected cancer
  • Sudden Deafness

Nose

  • Fractured Nose
  • Unilateral Nasal Mass
  • Suspected Cancer

Throat

  • Suspected Cancer

Children

  • Glue Ear, greater than three months
  • Obstructing tonsils and blockage of breathing at night (noted by parents)
  • Persistent Ear Infections, more than five infections within twelve months

For patients requiring acute attention and suffering from the below symptoms, we kindly ask that a referral along with the patients details be marked ‘Urgent’ and forwarded by fax or email and we will endeavor to create an emergency slot.

By receiving the referral this allows Hills ENT to ensure that your patients are offered an appointment within an appropriate timeframe.

Email: [email protected]
Fax: 02 8824 8414

What does the patient need to bring?
  • Private Health Fund Details, Medicare Card or DVA Card
  • Referral letter from their GP or Specialist
  • X-Rays, MRI or CT scans
  • List of current medication
  • Copies of pathology reports
  • Medical and family medical history
Recommended tests for adults

In order to help with your patient’s specialist consultation, if you see certain symptoms, the below tests can aid us in an expedited diagnosis:

Symptoms of Hearing Concerns:

Tests required Hearing Test – Book a hearing test here

Symptoms of Sinuses:

Tests required CT Brain and Sinuses (Non-contrast).

Symptoms of Swallowing Difficulties:

Tests required Barium swallow

Symptoms of Snoring/OSA:

Tests required Sleep Study

Symptoms of Tinnitus / Vertigo:

Tests required MRI Brain, Pure Tone Audiogram and Balance Function Test

Have an ENT related question?

Feel free to contact us with any ENT related questions via email: [email protected]. For any urgent matters, a phone call is completely fine, please call on 02 8882 9477.