• For medical professionals
For medical professionals

For medical professionals

The Chief Executive Officer/Director of Nursing is the primary point of contact for any queries by medical practitioners and psychiatrists.


Patients may be referred through our referral form by accredited medical practitioners and psychiatrists to St John of God Pinelodge Clinic.

For information regarding patient admission, please contact our access coordinator:

Tel: 1800 939 444.

Accreditation process

Our Medical Advisory Committee and Chief Executive Officer and/or Director of Nursing assesses all applications for accreditation at the hospital.

Formal approval is provided by our Credentials Committee.

Evidence of professional indemnity and medical registration is required as a part of our initial and ongoing accreditation process. You may then receive interim approval until the next meeting of the Credentials Committee, which formally considers and approves or rejects applications.

You will be notified of any approval or accreditation you are granted and if your application is unsuccessful.

For more information about the accreditation process for medical practitioners and psychiatrists please contact our Chief Executive Officer or Director of Nursing:

Tel: (03) 8793 9444 

By-laws for Health Professionals

The St John of God Health Care By-laws set out the terms and conditions which medical practitioners must comply with to seek accreditation to admit and care for patients at our hospital. 

General Practitioners (GPs)

GPs can contact our triage nurse directly to arrange for a patient to be admitted to our hospital. Our triage nurse is an experienced psychiatric nurse who assists you access information and streamline the admission process for all inpatients.

Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday
Tel: (03) 8793 9478.

GP support services

Our GP liaison officers are here to encourage and improve the exchange of information, cooperation, and quality of communication between our hospital and general practice in relation to patients and to services provided by the hospital.

GP Liaison Officer
Merran Mackie
Mobile: 0438 168 903
Tel: (03) 8793 9444
Email: Merran.Mackie@sjog.org.au

Dedicated GP Hub 

St John of God Health Care’s new GP Hub has information on upcoming GP education events and webinars, specialist referral information, medical and research news and key contact information for GPs. Find out more.

GP education 

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