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General Practitioners

Welcome to the Forster Private Hospital website page for General Practitioners.

If you would like to refer a private or public medical patient to the Hospital, and you do not have admitting rights, we have a list of Accredited Physicians at our hospital who could take your admission.

Alternatively you may wish to contact the In Charge Nurse at the Hospital on 02 6555 1317 for assistance in finding an appropriate admitting GP.

The following Specialists/Services are available at Forster Private Hospital:

  • Cardiac Sonography (Cardiac Echo, Stress Tests, Stress Echo)
  • Cardiology (Healthe Heart) Referral Form
  • Colorectal
  • Dermatology
  • Ear Nose Throat (ENT)
  • Endocrinology
  • FAHN - Forster Allied Health Network (Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiologist, Occupational Therapy)
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Gynaecology
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oral Maxillo Faciliary Surgeon (ENT)
  • Orthopaedics
  • Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
  • Respiratory
  • Sleep Dynamics
  • Rehabilitation - Inpatient and Day Programs
  • Renal
  • Vascular Surgery

Please click on the Specialist Name to see their contact details and where they have consulting rooms. You can also click on the links below to see the schedule / calendar of Doctors in the Dolphin Suite consulting at Forster Private Hospital.

To be Credentialed and have admitting rights at Forster Private Hospital, please contact Tracey Stallings, Executive Assistant on 02 6555 1538 or [email protected]

Procedure for Out of Hours Admission of Community Palliative Care Patients

Palliative Care patients can now be admitted after hours via the following process:

  • Patient’s condition noted to be deteriorating or carer noted to be having increasing difficulty managing care at home
  • Out of hours admission form sent to GP for Completion. Palliative Care to advise on form if known ACD or ambulance care plan in place
  • GP to complete Out of Hours admission form, an up-to-date Patient Summary and a copy of an ACD if the GP has one. This is to be faxed to Community Palliative Care on 02 6539 6364.
  • The Community Palliative Care nurse will scan this information into CHIME and note on the patient Information form that Hospital admission has been set up.
  • A copy of the Admission form/ documents to be given to the patient Carer
  • The original documents are to be placed in a plastic sleeve in the Out of Hours admission folder at Forster Private Hospital.
  • At weekly MDT meetings the Folder should be reviewed, updated information can be provided on patients and files of deceased patients removed.

Access the Palliative Care Admission Form