Health Professionals Information
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
- Pelvic Pain
- Painful Periods
- Heave or irregular mensus
- Intermenstrual or Post Coital Bleeding
- 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
- 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.
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.
|Problem||Investigations results required with referral|
|Fibroids||Pelvic ultrasound |
|Heavy or irregular mensus/bleeding||Pelvic ultrasound |
Consider: TFT, coagulation profile
|Intermenstrual or Post Coital Bleeding||Pap |
Pelvic ultrasound (performed before day 7)
|Menopause||Consider: hormone tests|
|Ovarian Cyst||Pelvic ultrasound |
Consider: Tumor markers
|Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)||Pelvic ultrasound |
|Post-Menopausal Bleeding||Pelvic ultrasound |
|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.