To be eligible for the
telephone support service, patients must:
1. Consent to be referred
to the service.
2. Be aged 16 years or
3. Have a diagnosis of
Hypertension, Coronary Artery Disease, Diabetes, Heart Failure or Respiratory
4. Live, work or get
admitted to hospitals within Northern Sydney Local Health District.
5. Have access to a
telephone and the ability to communicate effectively by telephone (interpreters
will be arranged).
Self-referrals are accepted, as are referrals from health professionals such as your GP, Specialist or Community Home Nursing. To refer, phone NSLHD Health Contact Centre directly, on 1300 732 503.
For all urgent cases please contact the NSLHD Health Contact Centre and fax your referral to 02 9887 5518.