How to refer a patient to Matilda Nepean
Matilda Nepean is currently accepting referrals for patient admissions from Monday 6 February 2023.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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: email@example.com or fax: (02) 8123 6701. Jacki can also be contacted on tel: (02) 8123 6790 (direct) to assist.
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.