Urological Specialists

Yes. An important part of co-ordinating your care is when your GP "refers" you to a specialist for services they are unable to provide you. In addition it is required by Commonwealth Law, that in order to obtain a Medicare rebate for medical services, all patients attending a specialist must have a valid referral from a GP.

When your GP refers you to a specialist he/she is recommending you to see a doctor whose opinion they trust and feel qualified to diagnose your specific condition. In your referral letter your GP will provide the information necessary for your specialist to obtain a sound knowledge of your medical history and presenting condition. Together your GP and specialist will communicate to ensure you receive the best care you need to help you stay healthy.