Type 1 Diabetes Clinic

The Department will periodically contact patients waiting for an outpatient clinic appointment via SMS, with a link to an electronic form.  This is part of routine waitlist auditing to ensure patient details are up to date.  If you receive this SMS, please update your details.


North South North West Statewide

Pre-referral work-up


Clinic run on Friday mornings at Telstra Building, Collins Street

Referrals accepted from GPs

All referrals should comply to referral standards


Results of any tests appropriate for the referral type are helpful – such as recent HbA1c, cholesterol, coeliac, thyroid, renal function

Interim/GP management

To refer a patient with this condition, please see the Nutrition and Dietetics clinic page for the full referral process and templates.

For more information please see the Tasmanian Health Pathways website.

Urgent / category 1

Newly diagnosed Type 1

Type 1 diabetes with a new pregnancy

Semi-urgent / category 2

Newly diagnosed coeliac disease in a Type 1 patient

Frequent hypoglycaemia

HbA1c >10%


Routine / category 3

Routine dietary review of Type 1 diabetes

Type 1 diabetes and cholesterol lowering

Type 1 diabetes and weight management

Type 1 diabetes and carbohydrate counting

Red flags are clinical indicators of possible serious underlying conditions requiring further medical intervention. They may or may not indicate an emergency.


Proceed to Emergency Department (ED).
LGH ED Reception  – Phone: (03) 6777 6405  Fax: (03) 6777 5201
MCH ED* – Phone: (03) 6478 5120  Fax: (03) 6441 5923
NWRH ED* – Phone: (03) 6493 6351 Fax: (03) 6464 1926
RHH ED Reception – Phone: (03) 6166 6100  Fax: (03) 6173 0489

Advice for medical practitioners can be given by the Medical Officer In Charge (MOIC) - see HealthPathways Tasmania for contact information.
*MCH and NWRH MOICs request GPs call them prior to referring a patient to ensure the patient is being sent appropriately to a safe destination.


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