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Palliative medicine

Area of medical practice that treats people with life-limiting conditions

Procedures:

There are no procedures for this medical specialty

Services:

Professional attendances
Follow-up consultant physician appointment

A follow-up appointment with a consultant physician. The consultant physician will look at a specific condition and/or provide a course of treatment. The appointment is at their rooms.

Initial appointment for complex disorder

The first appointment with a consultant physician to assess and plan care for a complex disorder. The appointment is 45 minutes or longer.

Initial consultant physician appointment

The first appointment with a consultant physician. The consultant physician will look at a specific condition and/or provide a course of treatment. The appointment is at their rooms.

MBS item 00128

A follow up appointment with a specialist not at their rooms or in-hospital. This item does not include the specialty of psychiatry.

MBS item 03005

The first appointment with a palliative care specialist for a specific condition and/or course of treatment at their rooms or in-hospital.

MBS item 03010

A follow up appointment with a palliative care specialist at their rooms or in-hospital.

MBS item 03018

The first appointment with a palliative care specialist for a specific condition and/or course of treatment. The appointment is not at their rooms or in-hospital.

MBS item 03032

A palliative care specialist coordinates a meeting as part of a care team. The meeting is between 15 and 30 minutes.

MBS item 03051

A palliative care specialist attends a meeting as part of a care team. The meeting is between 15 and 30 minutes.

MBS item 91834

The first appointment with a consultant physician for a specific condition and/or course of treatment (who is not a psychiatrist). The appointment is by telehealth and is longer than 5 minutes.

MBS item 91835

A follow up appointment with a consultant physician (who is not a psychiatrist). The appointment is by telehealth and is longer than 5 minutes.

MBS item 91836

A follow up appointment (minor) with a consultant physician (who is not a psychiatrist). The appointment is by telehealth and is longer than 5 minutes