Referral to VFPMS
Rural & Regional VFPMS Claim Form
Information in this section can be used as a guide for professionals from Child Protection,
Victoria Police and the Health industry to better understand how the Victorian Forensic Paediatric Medical Service works;
how decisions are made; and how to contact the service.
Criteria to determine whether an after hours service is required:
Criteria 1: Referrals to the Victorian Forensic Paediatric Medical Service concerning Sexual Assault
Criteria 2: Timing of forensic medical evaluation
Criteria 3: Location of forensic medical evaluation
In Melbourne, regular outpatient clinics are available at the Royal Children’s
Hospital and Monash Medical Centre.
require a non-urgent assessment may be offered an appointment
during working hours.
24 Hour/7 Days
Phone 1300 66 11 42
Royal Children's Hospital
Direct: 03 9345 4299
Fax: 03 9345 6453
The Angela Taylor Child
Monash Medical Centre
Direct: 03 9594 2155
Fax: 9594 6328
Children who require an urgent evaluation may be offered an after hours service by the multidisciplinary
At both hospitals, the VFPMS is
integrated with services provided in the Departments of Emergency
Medicine and the wards.
For Regional and Rural VFPMS please click.