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Gynaecology

Health Professionals Information

Gynaecology

All referrals must meet the criteria as set within the Statewide Referral Criteria. Please check the website for further information.

Any referrals received not meeting this criteria will be returned.

Details of Service:

The Gynaecology services at Western Health Bacchus Marsh and Melton are Medicare Benefit Scheme (MBS) funded. They are bulk billed and therefore there is no out of pocket fee associated with this service. Please ensure that all referrals have a clinicians name on it or it will be unable to be accepted.

The service provides support for the following conditions:

  • Chronic Vulvovaginal Candidiasis
  • Dysmenorrhoea
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Painful Periods
  • Fibroids
  • Heave or irregular mensus
  • Intermenstrual or Post Coital Bleeding
  • Menopause
  • Ovairian cysts
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Post – Menopausal Bleeding
  • Pruritus Vulvae
  • Vulval and Vaginal Pain

The following gynaecological problems will require referral to a tertiary level facility:

  • Diethystilboestrol (DES) exposure (for surveillance)
  • Gynaecological cancers
  • Fibroid management requiring Magnetic Resonance-guided Focused Ultrasound
  • Menopause symptoms after cancer
  • Infertility requiring Reproductive Services

Clinicians

  • Dr Latika Cilly
  • Dr Premjit Gill  
  • Dr Afsaneh (Afee) Tourani

Current Session Times (effective 4th of February 2020)

All sessions are located at 10 Turner Street, Bacchus Marsh.

Important Information:

Please ensure that all recent blood tests, pathology etc are attached to the referrals.

Providing relevant investigations and results will assist in appropriate and timely triage of your patients.  Please see the table below to assist.

Required Investigations

Problem Investigations results required with referral
Dysmenorrhoea
Pelvic Pain
Painful periods
Pelvic ultrasound
Fibroids Pelvic ultrasound
FBE, Ferritin
Heavy or irregular mensus/bleeding Pelvic ultrasound
FBE, Ferritin
Consider: TFT, coagulation profile
Intermenstrual or Post Coital Bleeding Pap
Pelvic ultrasound (performed before day 7)
STI results
Menopause Consider: hormone tests
Ovarian Cyst Pelvic ultrasound
Consider: Tumor markers
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Pelvic ultrasound
Hormone profile
Post-Menopausal Bleeding Pelvic ultrasound
Pap
Pruritus Vulvae/Vulval Itch High vaginal swab micro and culture
Vulval and Vaginal Pain (Vulvodynia) High vaginal swab micro and culture

Referrals and Further Information:

For Further information, please call the Referral and Appointment Service on 03 9747 7609.

Referrals can be accepted by fax (03 9746 0668) or via Connecting Care.

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