Continuing Education

As part of our ongoing commitment to veterinary continuing education, North Coast Veterinary Specialist and Referral Centre conducts annual continuing education conferences, as well as regular evening seminars.

For more information please contact Amanda Eklund by email ( or by phone on (07) 5453 7555.


For emergencies or critical cases, or to make an appointment for a client please call 07 5453 7555.

In order for our team to provide the best service possible to you and your clients, we request that a referral form and complete history (including any laboratory result) be sent to our practice prior to your clients appointment. A referral form can be downloaded below or please phone the clinic and have one sent to you.


download referral form [ pdf | 188kb ]

Radiography Interpretation

North Coast Veterinary Specialist & Referral Centre offers free image interpretation for radiographs as a service to our referring veterinarians.

Images can be:

  • emailed to – please remember to include a brief history
  • send them via dropbox (please call if you would like assistance to do this).
  • fiIm and CD images can be posted to 431 Tanawha Tourist Drive, Tanawha, QLD 4556.

Outpatient Imaging Services

North Coast Veterinary Specialist & Referral Centre can also provide outpatient imaging services.

This includes digital radiography & abdominal ultrasound. All results of the procedure will be provided to the you, the referring veterinarian. After the procedure, your clients will be required to contact you for a discussion of results as well as any further treatment and care.

Please phone 07 5453 7555 if you would like to schedule an outpatient procedure for one of your patients.

Patient Pick up Service

Here at North Coast Veterinary Specialist and Referral Centre we appreciate that today’s busy lifestyle may hinder clients from being able to leave work or other commitments to bring their pets to our facility. We also understand the importance of patients receiving vital and important treatments in a timely manner. For this reason we offer a patient pick up service from all local veterinary surgeries located here on the Sunshine Coast.

The pick up service will be staffed by one of our experienced and highly skilled nursing team and if the situation dictates a member of our veterinary team.

Please contact us on 07 5453 7555 if you would like a patient transported.