Ongoing assessment and management of patients with known or established type 2 respiratory failure and patients post initiation of non-invasive ventilation referred from Respiratory Special Care Unit for follow up.

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Eligibility

Patients with known or established respiratory failure. (Patients with sleep apnoea alone should be referred to the Sleep Disorders Clinic).

Referral

  • Referred by respiratory physicians following assessment and diagnosis of respiratory failure.
  • Direct referral by respiratory admitting consultant for Rescue Unit following admission under their care for NIV management.

Urgent cases

Refer to on call respiratory consultant for urgent review.

Other information

  • All patients should be accompanied by a carer or support person if there are mobility or care issues.
  • Patients should bring ventilation equipment and any relevant imaging/investigations.

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Location:

Clinic 3, Staff Station 2, Ambulatory Care Centre

Level 3, Royal North Shore Hospital

Reserve Rd, St Leonards NSW 2065

Finding Us: Enter at ground floor (level 3) of main building, Royal North Shore Hospital. Turn right after the ORANGE lifts and present at reception at Ambulatory Care Centre.

Postal:

Respiratory Failure Clinic

c/o Ambulatory Care Centre

Clinic 3, Level 3

Royal North Shore Hospital,

St Leonards NSW 2065

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Tuesday
2pm - 4.30pm

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‚Äč02 9463 2933