Dietetics and Nutrition

The Dietitians provide specialised clinical dietetic advice for a number of patients in our hospital including in the areas of

  • Nephrology
  • Intensive Care
  • General surgery  and surgical specialties
  • General Medicine, geriatrics and diabetes
  • Medical and Radiation Oncology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Immunology
  • Inborn errors of metabolism
  • Stroke and Neurology
  • Neurosurgery / Trauma
  • Haematology

The types of patients Dietitians predominantly deal with require one or more of the following:

  • Special diet modifications
  • Specialised oral nutrition supplements
  • Nutrition education
  • Enteral nutrition (tube feeding)
  • Total parenteral nutrition.

Although predominantly Inpatient focused, the Dietetic and Nutrition Department also provides some Outpatient Services – primarily to those RPH patients with complex medical problems.

The aim of dietetic services is to promote positive health outcomes through optimal nutrition.

Contact us

Location:
Level 2, Kirkman House
Murray Street

Phone: (08) 9224 2218
Fax: (08) 9224 3452

Operating hours

8:30am to 4:30pm
(Monday to Friday)