SLHD GP E-Referral Project

Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) is delighted to partner with HealthLink to enable electronic referrals directly from your GP medical records systems.

Using the HealthLink SmartForm platform GPs can efficiently send secure e-referrals to a wide and growing range of SLHD Ambulatory Care Services and clinics at Canterbury, Concord and Royal Prince Alfred Hospitals. And across 2020 and 2021 more SLHD services will be accessible via HealthLink e-Referral straight from your practice software.

As of November 1st 2020 the following referrals can be made using the embedded HealthLink SmartForms in Best Practice, Genie and Medical Director software:

Concord Hospital Canterbury Hospital Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Aged Care Medicine Haematology Gastroenterology
Cardiology Osteoarthritis (OACCP) service Haematology
Colorectal Surgery Osteoporosis (ORP service) & BMD Liver
Dermatology    Ophthalmology
Endocrinology Community Health Osteoporosis and BMD
ENT Community Paediatrics Rheumatology
General/Endocrine & Breast Surgery RPA Virtual  
Gynaecology COVID-19 Monitoring  
Head & Neck Surgery    
Microbiology & Infectious Diseases    
Osteoporosis & BMD    
Upper GI & Endo-surgery    
Vascular Surgery    

E-Referral will also be enabled in late November 2020 for the following services:

Concord Hospital SLHD Podiatry services Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
High Risk Foot Clinic   Direct Access Colonoscopy service
Palliative Care   Inflammatory Bowel Disease service


Followed  by e-referral for Antenatal care at Canterbury and Royal Prince Alfred Hospitals in early 2021.

User guides

Best Practice

Genie Solutions

Medical Director 3.16 and Above

If you do not have any of these compatible Practice Softwares, or you do not have HealthLink, please contact the HealthLink registrations team by calling 1300 14 54 65 or by email to and they will be able to assist with setting up an account free of charge and where necessary, access to the referal via the MyHealthLink Portal.   

Further Information about referring to Sydney Local Health District services can be obtained on the HealthPathways Sydney Website.

Need Support

For more information on how to use e-Referrals to SLHD services contact the SLHD GP e-Referral Team on:0459 885 531 or email: