Improving and Integrating Urban Indigenous Health Services

Surgery Pathways

IUIH has established eye and ear surgical pathways that assist in addressing lengthy wait times for tertiary care, including:
  • Cataract treatment pathway, in partnership with the Springfield Mater Hospital and CheckUP
  • Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) pathway, in partnership with the Mater Children’s Hospital, CheckUP and a visiting ENT specialist.

We work with our Member Services to identify clients who require tertiary care, provide support on the day of surgery and post-surgery to assist clients with hospital paperwork, transport and social support and to troubleshoot any issues which might arise.