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496 Milton Road, Toowong, Queensland 4066.
Telephone: 07 3721 8000
Toowong Private Hospital is accredited by SAI Global to Quality ISO 9001+ NSQHS requirements and is a teaching Hospital of The University of Queensland.





Toowong Private Hospital is an excellent choice for patients with an acute  mental health condition. We provide an extensive range of programs and treatment options and pride  ourselves on the positive contributions we make to the patients we treat.

REFERRING PATIENTS TO THE INPATIENT UNIT

If you are a:
Credentiallied Psychiatrist -
If you have been granted admitting privileges to Toowong Private Hospital and you would like to refer a patient to the Hospital’s Inpatient Unit, please complete a Request for Admission Form or contact the Hospital’s Doctors’ Admission Service on 1300 131 243.

Non-Credentialled Psychiatrists (inside Greater Brisbane Area) -
If you operate within the Greater Brisbane Area and you are not credentialled to Toowong Private Hospital you will need to apply for admitting and clinical privileges to admit patients to TPH. You can do so by contacting the Credentialling Officer on 07 3721 8000 for an application pack.

General Practitioners or Non-Credentialled Psychiatrists (Outside of Greater Brisbane Area) -
If you are general practitioner, or a psychiatrist who operates outside the Greater Brisbane area and have a patient you would like to admit, please contact the Doctors’ Admission Service on 1300 131 243. Our admission team will invite you  to discuss the patient’s presenting and will advise if admission to Toowong Private Hospital is suitable, if there is a bed available, and if an admitting psychiatrist is available to take on your patient’s care.

REFERRING PATIENTS TO DAY PROGRAMS

All General Practitioners and Psychiatrists can refer to the Toowong Private Hospital Day Programs by any of the following methods:

completing a Day Programs Referral Form and then
- posting it to: Day Program Treatment Services, 496 Milton Road, Toowong Qld 4066
or  
  - faxing it to: 07 3721 8054
writing a letter of referral outlining the program you wish to refer your patient to; please address your letter to Director - Day Programs, 496 Milton Road, Toowong, Qld 4066
calling the Day Treatment Services Team on 07 3721 8055.

REFERRING PATIENTS TO THE COMMUNITY PROGRAM

If you are a:
Credentialled Psychiatrist -
You can refer a patient to one of the Hospital’s Community Programs by contacting Toowong Private Hospital’s Community Services by either:

bullet point completing the Community Services Referral Form and then
- posting it to: Community Treatment Services, 496 Milton Road, Toowong Qld 4066
or  
  - faxing it to: 07 3721 8015
bullet point calling the Day Treatment Services Team on 07 3721 8055.


General Practitioners or Non- Credentialled Psychiatrists
If you do not have admitting privileges and have a patient you would like to admit to the community programs, please contact the Community Services Manager on 07 3721 8084 to discuss the patient’s presenting illness and determine if admission to one of the Community Programs at Toowong Private Hospital is suitable, and if an admitting psychiatrist is available to take on your patient’s care.


APPLYING FOR ADMITTING RIGHTS AT TPH
If you would like to apply for clinical and admitting rights at Toowong Private Hospital, please contact the Credentialling Officer on 07 3721 8000 for an application pack.

On returning the completed application and any required supporting documentation, you will be requested to attend an appointment with the Director of Medical Services. Your application will then be tabled at the Medical Advisory Committee Meeting (held quarterly), and you will be notified shortly after of the outcome. Successful applicants are credentialled for 1-3 years after which they will be required to reapply.