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Information for doctors

Our dietitians are all Accredited Practising Dietitian's with the Dietitian's Association of Australia. They are registered with Medicare and welcome referrals to contribute to EPC plans.

They also receive referrals for private patients and can provide evidenced-based, individualised advice for patients concerning:

  • ​Type 2 Diabetes - newly diagnosed and ongoing care

  • Cardiovascular disease

  • Coeliac Disease

  • RPAH Elimination Diet (the Failsafe Diet)

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome, including the Low FODMAP approach

  • High cholesterol

  • Hypertension/ High blood pressure

  • Nutrition for improving fertility & PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)

  • Overweight and obesity

  • Malnutrition and unintentional weight loss​

  • ​General healthy eating advice

  • Osteoporosis and osteopaenia​​


How to refer patients

Referring patients for Team Care Arrangements is simple.

  1. ​Choose the practice that best suits your patient's needs.

  2. ​Download the Allied Health Referral Form

  3. Unless you are seeking a specific dietitian to see your patient, referrals can be made to Live Better Nutrition to provide to ensure they are seen as quickly as possible

  4. Fax the referral to the practice (see below)

  5. ​Please provide accompanying paperwork and any relevant pathology results.

  6. For private referrals please fax a letter of referral along with associated paperwork and results to chosen practice on the fax number above.

Practice fax numbers

  • Ainslie Family Practice 02 6129 0488

  • Jerrabomberra Medical Centre 02 6217 4888

  • North Canberra Family Practice 02 6129 5188

  • Ochre Medical Centre Bruce 02 6189 1376

  • Ochre Medical Centre Calwell 02 6291 8549

  • Ochre Medical Centre Kingston 02 6239 5521

  • Next Practice Deakin 02 6147 0311

  • Wentworth Avenue Family Practice 02 6203 4699

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