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 specialities
  • 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

Level 2, Kirkman House
Murray Street

Phone: 9224 2218
Fax: 9224 3452

Operating hours

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