The Hospital Liaison GP provides a key consultant and liaison role to King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women (KEMH). The overriding goal is to facilitate communication between GPs and the Hospital to enhance continuity of care for patients. An additional goal is to improve patient access to hospital services and promote efficient use of services.
The Hospital Liaison GP usually works at a system level and is part-time only.
From 1/7/15, the position will be overseen by Executive members from KEMH and representatives from the WA Primary Health Alliance.
The contact details for the Hospital Liaison GP are as follows:
|Name||Dr Vicki Westoby|
|Availability||Mondays and Tuesdays|
|If you require information or assistance regarding Women's Health Education for GPs, please contact Amy Chatterton in the Department of Postgraduate Medical Education at (08) 9340 1388.|
Queries from GPs regarding a patient or clinical service should in the first instance be directed to the relevant specialty Registrar. The registrar can be contacted through the hospital switchboard on (08) 9340 2222. The Liaison GP does not get involved in queries from GPs regarding individual patient care.
The Liaison GP does not take queries from patients or relatives. These should be directed to the relevant Department or the KEMH Customer Service Unit on (08) 9340 1444.