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
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 6589 2100

Wauchope

Phone 02 6585 1133

Nambucca Heads

Nambucca HealthOne
4 Fred Brain Avenue
Nambucca Heads NSW 2448

Call to arrange appointment time
Phone 02  6658 2677