Nutrition

Tasmanian Health Service - Northern Region

The Nutrition and Dietetics Department within the Launceston General Hospital is staffed by qualified dietitians who provide nutritional assessment, counselling and nutrition support to patients and families to assist them to achieve and maintain optimal nutrition.

The nutrition department is referred hospital patients from medical, nursing, other allied health and food service staff.

The dieticians work as part of healthcare teams right across the hospital including:

  • The John Morris Diabetes Centre;
  • Holman Clinic;
  • Stroke Unit;
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Program;
  • Lung Boosters Program;

The Nutrition and Dietetics Department can by contacted by phoning (03) 6348 7477 during opening hours of: 8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday (closed Public Holidays)