Our Nutrition and Dietetics service provides care and education of nutritional and dietary issues for patients at the City and Royal Park Campuses.

We care for people who are in hospital, have been to hospital or need to come to hospital for the following services:

  • Nutrition screening and assessment
  • Consultation on how to manage various medical conditions through diet
  • Prescription of medical advised diets
  • Provision of appropriate medical nutrition therapy, such as tube feeding

Clinics

Diabetes Nutrition City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South FRI
Diabetes Nutrition City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 Centre MON
Eating Disorders Nutrition City Campus Mental Health Reception, Level 2, John Cade Building WED
Nutrition Bariatric Medicine City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South FRI
Nutrition Gastro City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South WED
Nutrition General Surgery City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South MON

What to bring

Every time you come to hospital

Every time you come to hospital for a test, day procedure, surgery or treatment, you should bring:

  • Medicare card
  • Health Care card (if you have one)
  • Concession card (if you have one)
  • Adverse drug alert card (if you have one)
  • Medications you are currently taking, including any that you have bought without a prescription
  • X-ray films, scans, ultrasounds or any other test results you have which are related to your procedure
  • Private health insurance card (if you want to use it)
  • Aids (glasses, hearing aid, walking frame)
For a clinic appointment

If you come for a clinic appointment, you should also bring:

  • Your letter
  • Any special items listed on your letter
  • Your appointment book

In a medical emergency, call 000. If you are feeling unwell, see your local GP or go to your local hospital Emergency department for help.