Nutrition & Dietetics Service

Hospital Inpatients are referred to the Dietitian for nutrition assessment and intervention to facilitate nutrition care plans for patients with a range of conditions or who are at risk of malnutrition while in hospital.

Nutrition Outpatient Services are provided by the Diabetes Dietitian, Community Dietitian, Oncology Dietitian & Renal Dietitian.  Nutrition assessment, diagnosis intervention, education and review is provided.  

Services Include

  • Enteral or Parenteral Feeding
  • Malnutrician
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Paediatric Malnutrition
  • Renal Disease
  • Liver Disease
  • Cancer
  • Allergies and Intolerances
  • Eating Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular Disease.

Referral Process

Referrals are received through a variety of means including follow up of hospital inpatients, specialist doctors, General Practitioners, Community Health and other health care providers.  Referrals are required for all outpatient services.

Services available at these locations

Camden Haven

Phone 02 6559 9003

Coffs Harbour

Phone 02 6656 7700

Diabetes Dietitian via Intake Officer Phone 02 6656 7647

Fax 6656 7610

Outpatient clinics at Coffs Harbour twice monthly on Thursday

 

Galambila Health Clinic

Diabetes Dietitian

Phone 02 6652 0800

Fax 02 66 52 2563

Kempsey

Phone 02 6562 6066

Macksville

Diabetes Dietitian via Intake Officer

Phone 02 6656 7646

Fax 02 6656 7610

Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie Base Hospital Monday-Friday 8.30am-5pm

Phone 5524 2000.

Port Macquarie Community Health

Phone 02 6588 2882

Wauchope

Phone 02 6585 1133

Nambucca Heads

Nambucca HealthOne

4 Fred Brain Avenue

Nambucca Heads NSW 2448

Call to arrange appointment time

Phone 02  6656 7700

Fax 02  6656 7610