Referrals for Clinical Consultation


Print Version : RWV Referral Pathway & Regional HRFC Feb 2020.pdf

Note: Further information particular to each region is available on pages for each region


High Risk Foot Services in regional Victoria

Includes those that have:

  • Capacity to manage the most complex, high risk foot
  • 24 hour access to an operational Emergency Department
  • Minimum of one medical specialist on the inter disciplinary team
  • Please note that other services may exist that can manage the high risk foot of lower complexity


Region



High Risk Foot Service



Referral Criteria & Contact Information



Barwon South-Western


Barwon Health Diabetes Foot Unit
Contact Endocrinology registrar via switchboard (03) 4215 0000.

Referral criteria and guidelines – see p.3-4 of 2019 Referral and Management Guidelines (Barwon Health Diabetes Referral Centre) on Barwon Health Website


Gippsland


Latrobe Community Health Service

High Risk Foot Clinic



Individuals with complex foot conditions placing them at high risk of hospitalisation and amputation such as foot ulcerations, infections and suspected Charcot neuroarthropathy
Phone: 1800 242 696
Email: MHRFClinic@lchs.com.au

Grampians


Ballarat Health Services High Risk Foot Clinic
People with complex high risk foot issues and complications, including: foot ulcerations which are not progressing, history of amputation and current foot wound, suspected Charcot neuroarthropathy, complex foot pain.

Hume




East Subregion
Gateway Health High Risk Foot Service, Wangaratta

People with foot pathologies placing them at a high risk of amputation (eg. Foot ulceration, infection, Charcot’s Neuroarthropathy) related to conditions including, but not limited to: Diabetes, peripheral arterial disease, rheumatoid arthritis, neurological impairment or immune disease.


West Subregion
Goulburn Valley High Risk Foot Clinic

People with active foot pathologies that place them at risk of hospitalisation and require multidisciplinary assessment, such as active foot ulceration, recent amputation, infection and suspected Charcot’s Neuroarthropathy. Phone: (03) 5832 3100 Fax: (03) 5832 2206

Loddon Mallee


Bendigo Health High Risk Foot Clinic
People with foot pathologies placing them at a high risk of amputation (eg. Foot ulceration, infection, Charcot’s Neuroarthropathy) due to diabetes or other conditions.