Course of treatment

    • You can include up to six services on one referral (course of treatment). The
      number of services will depend on your patients clinical need.
    • A patient can have two or more courses of treatment within the maximum
      number of services per calendar year.
    • Patients need a new referral for each subsequent course of treatment.

Format and Content

There is no standard form for referrals. You can refer patients for allied mental
health services with a letter or note that you’ve signed and dated.
You should include in your referral:

      • The patients diagnosis
      • The number of treatment services the patient needs to receive
      • A statement that a Mental Health Treatment Plan or a psychiatrist
      • assessment and management plan is in place. You can also include a copy
        of the plan if it’s appropriate and the patient agrees.

Clinic Location:

Suite 3, 1 Innovation Parkway
Birtinya QLD 4575