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Referrals

How to refer a patient to Matilda Nepean

We accept referrals from medical specialists, general practitioners or directly from other private or public hospitals. To refer a patient, please complete and forward us a completed patient referral form below. Our patient flow managers are also happy to assist.

Rehabilitation, medical, geriatric or palliative care 

Please complete and send your General Patient Referral Form to Alicia Wozniak, Patient Flow and Allied Health Manager, via email: patientflow@matildanepean.com.au or fax: (02) 8123 6701. Alicia can also be contacted on tel: (02) 8123 6789 to assist.

Mental health services

Please complete and send your Mental Health Referral Form to Jacki Maher, General Manager and Director of Nursing, via email: mentalhealth@matildanepean.com.au or fax: (02) 8123 6701. Jacki can also be contacted on tel: (02) 8123 6790 (direct) to assist.

General contact details

You can also contact our Patient Flow Managers via our main reception on tel: (02) 8123 6700, fax: (02) 8123 6701 or email: info@matildanepean.com.au.

Doctor talking to mother and daughter at Matilda Nepean Private Hospital
Doctor talking to mother and daughter at Matilda Nepean Private Hospital

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can refer a patient?

Matilda Nepean can accept referrals from specialists, general practitioners, allied health professionals, and other public and private hospitals. Patients may also be able to self-refer for some of our programs.

How do I refer a patient?

To refer a patient to Matilda Nepean, please complete and send us a patient referral form or send us a clinic letter. You can access patient referral forms here:

Matilda Nepean General Referral Form (for rehabilitation, medical, geriatric or palliative care services)

Matilda Nepean Mental Health Referral Form (for mental health services)

What happens once I send a referral request?

We will contact the patient directly, and advise the patient and the referring doctor or hospital of admission availability.

Do you accept DVA, Third Party and Workers Comp patients?

Yes, we accept DVA patients, and Workers Compensation and Third Party Compensation cases with approval from the individual’s insurer.

How are health fund rebates and out of pocket costs managed?

We will conduct a comprehensive Health Fund check prior to your patient’s admission and then inform them of their applicable cover and any additional expenses. There is no need for your patient to contact their Health Fund in advance.

We look forward to being of service to you and your patient