What's New

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) update for SVH lung transplant patients - Advice and information about clinic changes and services for St Vincent's Hospital lung transplant patients due to COVID-19
  • Known silicosis cases in Australia rapidly rising - Silicosis is a lung disease caused by breathing in tiny silica particles, most commonly used to make kitchen benches. Once inhaled, silica particles get stuck in the lungs, causing scarring and fluid build-up, making breathing hard. Silicosis is an incurable lung disease and can be fatal.
  • Online Referrals - Referring patients for thoracic medicine, surgery, sleep studies, lung transplant assessment or pulmonary rehab is now online.
  • Post-Acute & Long COVID Clinic - The St Vincent’s Hospital Post-Acute and Long COVID Outpatient Clinic provides specialty care to patients that are recovering from confirmed SARS-CoV-2 viral infection (positive RAT or PCR) but are still experiencing significant symptoms.