Dear GPs, Clinicians and other staff,
In response to feedback from General Practitioners, key stakeholders and a service review, APAC would like to inform you about the upcoming changes to our service commencing August 1st 2022.
These are the things you need to know:
- The APAC service will is rebranded to Hospital in the Home (HITH) and HITH will have a direct referral line managed by HITH clinicians.
- Referrals by General Practitioners have been streamlined and are given priority; patients accepted to HITH are clinically managed by HITH staff specialists
- Referrers can access the HITH service between 8:00am – 10:00pm, 7 days a week.
How to refer a patient:
- Call: 1300 790 790
- Fax: 9462 9059
- Healthlink smart eReferral is available after calling the HITH service
Common conditions that we manage:
Conditions such as cellulitis, wound infections, pneumonia, urinary tract infections, pyelonephritis, COPD, heart failure and thromboembolic disease requiring Hospital In The Home treatment.
HITH Service information –
HITH Reception – 9462 9460