We receive referrals from GPs across Sydney and NSW for our ear, nose and throat specialist skills. Please find here information that GPs may require when making referrals to Sydney Centre for Ear, Nose and Throat (SCENT).

Routine Referrals

For your convenience, you may download and print out a referral form here (PDF) or you may use your own stationery.

SCENT Audiology Referrals

For your convenience, you may download and print out a SCENT Audiology referral form here (PDF) or you may use your own stationery.

Urgent Referrals

We aim to keep urgent time slots available every day, so please call us on 02 9451 9883 (9am-4pm) to arrange a time. We welcome phone calls about patients with urgent problems, so that we can optimise their treatment outcomes.

In particular, the following ear, nose and throat specialist problems may need our urgent attention:

  • acute otitis externa or media
  • sudden deafness
  • sudden, severe vertigo
  • acute sinusitis
  • mild epistaxis
  • acute tonsillitis / quinsy (peritonsillar abscess)
  • ear or nasal foreign bodies
  • suspected malignancy of the head and neck
  • facial nerve palsy

Other problems may be more appropriately managed in an Emergency Department, including:

  • severe epistaxis
  • airway or breathing difficulties
  • post-tonsillectomy bleeding
  • acute mastoiditis
  • periorbital cellulitis

Correspondence

We will send a letter to you within one week of the patient seeing one of our ear, nose and throat doctors for a consultation. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about your patient’s management or any feedback about the letters.

GP Newsletters

Please find below links to our recent GP Newsletters.

Feedback

We welcome any feedback you care to give us about any aspect of our practice. Please use the contact form to let us know how we can improve our service to you, or call us between 9am and 4pm on 02 9451 9883.

Useful links about Allergy:
Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy
National Asthma Council Australia
The Woolcock Clinic

Useful links about Sleep Disorders:
Australian Sleep Association
The Woolcock Clinic

Useful links about ENT-related professional organisations:
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Australasian College Of Ear Nose and Throat Physicians
Australasian Rhinologic Society
Australia New Zealand Society of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery