​Outpatient Service

About Us

​The John Hunter Hospital Outpatient Service provides care to patients who require an examination or treatment, but who are not required to stay in hospital overnight.

Over 500 patients are seen in our clinics each day, with a broad range of services available.

Within the Outpatient Service we have an Outpatient Service Contact Centre. The Contact Centre provides advice and support to callers for the following:

  • ​​​Progress of referrals
  • Booking appointments
  • Cancellation of appointments
  • Rescheduling of appointments
  • Where to send referrals
  • General enquiries relating to the Outpatient Service
  • Post discharge ward referrals
  • Referral liaison.

The John Hunter Hospital Outpatient Service operates clinics across North Block and South Block that cover the following specialties:

North Block ​South Block
  • ​​​Dermatology
  • General Medicine
  • Respiratory 
  • Cardiology
  • Gastroenterology 
  • Rheumatology
  • Neurology
  • Endocrinology 
  • Nephrology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Disease 
  • Liaison Psychiatry
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Circulatory
  • ​​​Orthopaedics (including hands)
  • Neurosurgery
  • Ear, Nose and Throat
  • General Surgery (including colorectal, acute surgical, general surgical and trauma)
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 
  • Ophthalmology 
  • Maxillofacial
  • Transplant
  • Urology
  • Stomal Therapy​

The Outpatient Service is open Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.00pm. If you require further assistance, please call our Outpatient Service Contact Centre on (02) 4922 3912 or via email HNELHD-ReferralCentre@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au


​Outpatient Service 
Level 2
John Hunter Hospital