Refugee Children’s Health Clinic at Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick

Contact details

Refugee Clinic Randwick
Referrals: fax to 9382 8188
Clinical advice: 9382 8472

The Sydney Children’s Hospital clinical service for refugee families commenced in 2007. The department runs regular clinics at the Department of Community Child Health at the Hospital based in Randwick, in Sydney’s east, with a regular outreach clinic in Wollongong.

The clinic provides multi-disciplinary assessment of nutritional status, infectious diseases, development and other identified problems as required. Initial assessment and follow-up care is provided.

The team work closely with the NSW Refugee Health Service, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, primary health networks and other key stakeholders, and support local GPs in Wollongong to manage their new arrivals.

The clinic also supports the Cleveland St Intensive English Centre High School’s Screening Program, providing health screening refugee high school students arriving from non-English speaking countries.

For related service information, go to community child health services.

Referrals

To make a referral to the Refugee Child Health Clinic at Sydney Children's Community Health Centre, or the Outreach Clinic in Wollongong:

Referral from GPs, paediatricians or refugee service is preferred but all children under 16 years of age are eligible. Please include any pathology results, details of medication taken, and related reports with your referral.