Health Professionals We are Australia's best-known specialist eye and ear hospital. We collaborate with the highest calibre health professionals from around the world. Our goal is the best possible outcomes for our patients. Clinical Practice Guidelines Clinical practice guidelines are statements that include recommendations intended to optimise patient care. These Clinical Practice Guidelines were written for use in the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital Emergency Department. Specialist Clinics The Eye and Ear has 16 specialist eye clinics and 10 specialist ear, nose and throat (ENT) clinics. You can find out more information about each specialty clinic here. Education and Training Clinical education at the Eye and Ear encompasses both undergraduate and postgraduate education in the areas of ophthalmology, ENT, general practice, emergency medicine, optometry, orthoptics and audiology Emergency advice for Health Professionals Emergency over the phone advice for GPs can be obtained by calling prior to your patient's attendance and asking to speak to our Admitting Officer or Eye Consultant on duty. For GPs The Eye and Ear works closely with GP's to ensure that patients are appropriately assessed and receive timely access to care as determined by their condition. We have a GP Liaison Officer to assist with GP queries and training requirements. Ronald Lowe Library The Library supports the goals and strategic direction of The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital by providing relevant biomedical information and services that support patient care, education and research. Referrals We have a range of resources to make things easier for GPs and other referrers. Support includes: information sessions run by our specialists; referral guidelines and forms; and information about our services.