The genetic counselling service is a joint service between the Royal Women's Hospital and Genetic Health Services Victoria. We provide genetic counselling, professional support through education and training of professionals, and community education.
|The key activities of the service are:|
- providing expert advice, information and counselling regarding prenatal screening and testing
- genetic counselling regarding genetic disorders including Thalassemia
- counselling for possible teratogenic exposures during pregnancy
- expert genetic counselling and diagnosis within the Fetal Management Unit
- genetic diagnoses of suspected syndromes in newborns
- bereavement support for individuals and families through the SADFA support group.
How to refer
|Women can self refer|
Other medical specialists and allied health
Hours and days of service operation
|Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm |
- Test results/Imaging
- Medicare Card
- Blood group card
- List of medications
- The hospital will already have the referral letter if you've been referred by your GP.
|Unit Head: Susan Fawcett|
|Phone: (03) 8345 2180|
|Fax: (03) 8345 2179|
|Email: genetic counselling|