Latrobe Regional Hospital

Dietetics

Your hospital stay may include a special diet or nutritional requirements. Our Allied Health Department provides you with access to a dietitian.

Dietitians are university-trained professionals who have completed an accredited degree in nutrition and dietetics.

You may need specific advice about nutrition related to or affecting the condition for which you were admitted. Our dietitians are able to consult on adult or paediatric nutrition. They can also discuss nutritional needs for when you return home, either with yourself or with your family or carer.

The hospital also supports specialist outpatient programs for people with diabetes or who have had gastric banding, however there are no general outpatient clinics.

 

Further information

Dietitians Association of Australia

Nutrition Australia

The Heart Foundation

Diabetes Victoria

Diabetes Australia

B. Nutrition & Dietetics, Monash

B. Nutrition & Dietetics, Deakin

AuSPEN

Tags: allied health

Looking for a way to support our community this Christmas?

Proceeds from this year's Christmas Giving Appeal will be used to purchase humidifier machines for our Critical Care Unit. These machines work with oxygen systems to help our patients to breathe easier. 

Can you help us reach the $36,000 target? Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible. Click on the Make A Donation link or contact LRH Fundraising on 5173 8577. Thank you for your support!

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10 Village Avenue, Traralgon West, Victoria, 3844
PO Box 424, Traralgon, Victoria,3844
ABN: 18 128 843 652

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