Expression of Interest – General Practitioners in the South Metropolitan Health Service Referral Catchment Areas

Opportunity to partner with the Department of Clinical Immunology, Fiona Stanley Hospital in a pilot to provide real-time access to specialist advice from the General Practitioners office (Virtual Immunology Clinic-General Practice)

The Department of Clinical Immunology at Fiona Stanley Hospital is looking to partner with up to 10-20 General Practitioners to pilot an expansion of its Virtual Immunology Clinic; with the aim of providing access in real-time to Consultant Immunologist advice via Microsoft Teams.

They are seeking Expressions of Interest from GPs to participate in this pilot who meet the following criteria

  • Practise within the Fiona Stanley Hospital referral catchment.
  • Regularly see and refer paediatric and adult patients with immunological disorders (eczema, food allergy, respiratory allergic disease, recurrent infections, systemic autoimmune disease etc).
  • An office that is set up for Telehealth services provided via video-call media, including:
    • High speed internet connection (specify minimum)
    • A Desktop PC or mobile device that:
      • Has internet access via Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge
      • Has enough processing power to stream video for the virtual consultation
      • Is equipped with camera and microphone
      • Allows simultaneous access to emails should additional communication (eg of URL’s) be required.
    • An interest in exploring new referral work flows to enable timely access for patients to Specialist advice.

To register your interest, send an email addressing the above criteria to by close of business Friday 26 November 2021.

The successful respondents to this EOI will be informed by email and provided with details on next steps / how to register for the pilot before Friday 3 December 2021.