Paediatric Dietetic Clinic at Flinders Medical Centre
FMC Paediatric Dietetics clinic offers public services for children who need nutritional assessment and counselling. Areas covered include Failure To Thrive, Home Enteral Nutrition service, diabetes, food allergy and eating disorders. Services not provided include obesity/overweight, and Paediatric general diet advice/fussy eater.
Paediatric Dietetic clinics appointments are generally made to coincide with medical appointments where possible. Some clinics are run in conjunction with other health care providers.
Outpatient services are provided either as face to face or phone consult. All appointments will be triaged based on the capacity of the Dietetic & Nutrition service and the nature of the condition. Referrals for weight management, fussy eating, general nutrition counselling will be triaged and referred to community based dietetic services.
Location: Paediatric Clinic, level 4
Telephone: (08) 8204 4302
Fax: (08) 8204 4570
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 4.30pm
Written referrals are required from FMC paediatricians. Appointments must be made through the Dietetics and Nutrition Department.
For GP referrals, community health services should be accessed in the first instance and private services may be appropriate, especially in urgent cases.
Visit SALHN specialist and outpatient clinics to access referral and management GP guidelines.
Referral forms and processes are outlined in the outpatient referral process section.