Diabetes Service

The Diabetes Service is a multidisciplinary, educational, clinical and ambulatory service. The team provides a high standard of diabetes education, management, community resource and out-reach services. 

Criteria for Referral to the Service

  • Diagnosis of an elevated blood glucose level (BGL) including pre-diabetes
  • Young people and adults
  • Pre-conception planning for existing diabetes 
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Change of treatment
  • HbA1c greater than 7.5% on maximum orals
  • Newly diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.

Services Provided

  • Education in relation to management of all types of diabetes
  • Insulin, blood glucose level testing
  • Hypo management
  • Counselling for complications
  • Referral to other allied health services
  • Management input toward diabetes care plans.

Referral Procedure

People can self refer, gestational diabetes and paediatrics will be seen as a priority.

 

Services available at these locations

Camden Haven

Camden Haven Community Health Centre
Laurie Street
Laurieton NSW 2443

Phone  02 6559 9003
Fax  02 6559 9840

Appointments available monthly

Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour Community Health
345 Pacific Highway
Coffs Harbour NSW 2450

via Intake Officer
Phone 02 6656 7646
Fax 02 6656 7610

Kempsey - Durri Aboriginal Health Service Inc

Durri Aboriginal Health Service Inc
15-19 York Lane
Kempsey NSW 2440

Phone 02 6560 2300

Kempsey

Kempsey Community Health
119 River Street
Kempsey NSW 2440

Phone 02 6561 2790
Fax 02 6562 0325

Hours
Tuesday and Wednesday only

Nambucca Heads

Nambucca HealthOne
4 Fred Brain Avenue
Nambucca Heads NSW 2448

Hours
4th Wednesday each month 8.30 – 5pm
Phone  02  6656 7646
Fax       02 6656 7610

 

Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie Community Health
Morton Street
Port Macquaire NSW 2444

Phone 02 6589 2100
Fax 02 6589 2160

South West Rocks

South West Rocks Community Health
9 Stephen Eggleton Drive
South West Rocks NSW 2431

Phone 02 6565 9611

Hours
Mondays

Wauchope

Wauchope Community Health Centre
High Street
Wauchope NSW 2446

Phone 02 6580 8060
Fax 02 6580 8061

Hours
Appointments available monthly