Outpatient clinics operate to provide healthcare to patients who require an examination or treatment, but who are not required to stay in hospital overnight. Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) operate a number of outpatient clinics, primarily from the Goderich Street Outpatient Clinic.

Visit the outpatient clinic locations page for maps and directions to the various clinics.

Is a phone or video outpatient appointment suitable for you?

Telehealth video or phone appointments are beneficial for patients who are looking to save time, travel and costs. Use this checklist (PDF 300KB) to see if a phone or video appointment is suitable for you.

If you would like to provide feedback on the checklist, please complete the RPBG Patient Feedback Survey (external link) by Tuesday 31/08/2021.

Making an appointment

Outpatient appointments are made after referral from your General Practitioner (GP) or for further treatment after being discharged from hospital. Outpatient appointment information is then posted to patients.

Additional information is available for health professionals seeking more information about outpatient referrals at RPH.

What to bring

When an outpatient appointment has been arranged, it is recommended that patients bring:

  • Medicare card or healthcare card
  • a list of current medications (including creams, eye drops and over the counter medications)
  • any relevant x-rays.

Patients are also advised that wait times for outpatient appointments can vary.

Questions to ask at your medical appointment

To help you make the right decisions about your health care, there are a number of useful questions (PDF 528KB) to ask at your medical appointment. These questions guide you on what to ask your doctor to ensure you get the care that is right for you.

Changing an appointment

If you are unable to attend your outpatient appointment, follow the directions outlined in your appointment letter or contact Outpatient Direct on 1300 855 275 as soon as possible.


There are a number of ways to access RPH, including:

Outpatient services available at RPH include:

  • Colo-Rectal
  • Dental
  • Dermatology
  • Diabetic
  • Dietetics
  • Gastroenterology
  • Haematology
  • Hepatology
  • Hospital in the Home (HITH)
  • Hypertension
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Neurosurgery
  • Oral and Maxillofacial
  • Orthopaedic
  • Pre-operative and Pre-anaesthetic Service (PAAS)
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Renal Medicine
  • Respiratory
  • Rheumatic
  • Urology
  • Vascular

Changing contact details

If any of your contact details have changed (address, telephone number), advise clinic staff or Outpatient Direct on 1300 855 275 as soon as possible. It is important to keep your contact details up to date as the majority of appointment notifications are mailed to patients. SMS reminders may also be sent to your mobile telephone.

Video Call

Video Call allows you to access your healthcare provider at Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) using a computer, smart phone or tablet device on the internet. The quality of the review is the same as visiting a doctor in the clinic. The Video Call is not recorded, however the doctor will make notes in your medical record.

Specialities using Video Call

  1. Liver Service
  2. Gastroenterology
  3. Diabetes and Endocrinology
  4. Breast Service
  5. Infectious Diseases
  6. Immunology
  7. Plastic surgery
  8. Sexual Health
  9. Cardiology
  10. Psychology
  11. Neurology


RPH Outpatient Appointment Information Booklet

Cover of the RPH Outpatients information booklet - click to view the booklet.

Video Call


Video call

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Contact us

Level 3, 196 Goderich Street
Wellington Street Campus
Phone: 9224 2244