Dietetics provides a high quality patient focused service. The Dietitians at Monash Children’s Hospital are experienced in managing issues and diseases that commonly affect infants, children and adolescents.
Phone: (03) 8572 3003
Fax: (03) 8572 3048
Phone: (03) 9594 4180
Fax: (03) 9594 6928
To support the Dietetics department at
Monash Children’s Hospital:
The Dietitians at Monash Children’s Hospital are experienced in managing issues and diseases that commonly affect infants, children and adolescents. Dietetics provide a service to patients in both a hospital and community setting.
The Dietitians at Monash Children’s Hospital also have a close working relationship with the Food Services Department to ensure the provision of quality meals to meet special dietary requirements.
Dietetics and nutrition in the hospital
The Nutrition and Dietetics department provide a service to inpatient programs and specific specialist outpatient clinics. A general outpatient clinic and a Home Enteral Nutrition clinic are provided by Nutrition and Dietetics.
The Dietitians at Monash Children’s Hospital are qualified professionals with expertise in the dietary management of a wide range of conditions that can benefit from dietary therapy. Dietetic services include:
Home Enteral Nutrition Program
Children requiring home tube feeding can be registered for the Home Enteral Nutrition (HEN) Program. This is a government funded initiative that allows us to provide families with equipment and formula required for tube feeding. This program is available only to public patients who attend Monash Children’s Hospital for their medical management.
Dietetics and nutrition in the community
We will see children 0-17 years of age
We work with children and families to assess and assist with nutrition and weight management.
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Fees may apply for some services. Please ask access service for information.
The fact sheets below are for general information only. Please consult with a dietitian or other health professionals to make sure this information is right for your child.
Children consulted in Monash Children’s Hospital public outpatient clinics and those discharged from an inpatient stay at Monash Children’s Hospital can be referred to the Dietetic outpatient clinics. No referrals are accepted from outside the hospital. Clinics include:
Outpatient dietetic consultations require a medical/nursing/allied health written referral faxed to (03) 8572 3048.
Children consulted in Monash Health public outpatient clinics and those discharged from an inpatient stay can be referred to the Dietetic outpatient clinics.
Outpatient clinic waiting periods are four to six weeks.
There is no cost associated with outpatient consultations.
For referrals please contact us via the following:
Phone: 1300 3 iCARE (1300 342 273)
Fax: (03) 9594 9221
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