Ms Lyn Green - CALHN Diabetes Education Services Nurse Unit Manager
David Jesudason* - Head of Unit
Refer your patient
Fax referral to us
We accept GP and specialist referrals to this service.
All referrals are triaged by the service according to clinical urgency. Patients who are unstable and requiring
immediate assessment should be sent directly to the Emergency and Trauma Centre.
To refer your patient, follow the outpatient service information, triage and referral guidelines, complete and fax a referral to us. For urgent
referrals, also contact the registrar on call to discuss the case. Our registrars are on call 24 hours a day 7 days
To ensure appropriate and timely triage, include all demographic and clinical details as well as relevant investigation results.
If you are concerned about any delay of the appointment or if there is any deterioration in your patient’s condition, contact the Registrar on-call via the hospitals' switchboard telephone: (08) 7074
0000 (RAH) or (08) 8222 6000 (TQEH).
Patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance or the “metabolic syndrome” should be managed by their general practitioner using local allied health and diabetes education services utilising a care plan. They should only be referred to a CALHN facility when local services are not available or not practical.
To make a referral
Fax: (08) 7074 6247
Telephone: 1300 153 853
Fax: (08) 8222 7244
Telephone: (08) 8222 7020
Fax: (08) 7074 6247
Telephone: 7074 2674
Fax: (08) 8222 6044
Telephone: (08) 8222 6771
Health Pathways South Australia is an online portal designed to be used by general practice at the point of care to guide best practice assessment, management and referral of common clinical conditions.
You need a referral letter from your GP or medical practitioner to access this service.
Your doctor will need to fax your referral letter to us. We will be in contact with you within clinically recommended times, depending on waiting list length. If there is no waiting list, you will receive an appointment booking letter or we will contact you to arrange a suitable time.
Please refer to the information sheets below for information regarding the outpatient service.
Please refer to the outpatient map below and present to your designated clinic on the day of your appointment.
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