Dietetics and Nutrition

The dietetic and nutrition service at Rockingham General Hospital provide specialist services to:

  • inpatients across all wards and units
  • outpatients via clinics and group education.

Our service aims to promote positive health outcomes through optimal nutrition.

Hospitalised patients can face any number of nutritional issues and our dietitians work with patients who require one or more of the following:

  • specialised oral nutrition supplements
  • special diet modifications
  • nutrition education
  • enteral nutrition (tube feeding)
  • total parenteral nutrition.

Our services include:

  • assessing patients nutritional status
  • calculating / determining dietary requirements
  • provision of nutrition through use of specialised nutritional products
  • developing and implementing nutrition care plans
  • providing dietetic counselling
  • discharge planning
  • establishing clinical dietetic standards
  • developing specialist resources
  • working with other health professionals and catering staff to ensure compliance and continual improvement of inpatient meals.

Contact us

Phone: 9599 4826
Fax: 9599 4681

Operating hours

8.30am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday

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