Diabetes and Endocrinology
Our team includes endocrinologists, specialist diabetes educator and a diabetes dietitian.
We run diabetes and endocrinology outpatient clinics, as well as providing a consultative service to inpatients.
We conduct both group and one-on-one education sessions.
Our services also include:
- healthcare professional training and support
- continuous glucose monitoring system
- insulin initiation and stabilisation for people with type 2 diabetes
We also run clinical research trials.
People with type 1 or complex type 2 diabetes and live in the hospital catchment area can be seen at Fremantle Hospital. The Diabetes Education team provides education and dietary advice for people with diabetes.
A GP referral is required to attend the hospital services. Your GP can refer you to the medical clinic and/or to the Diabetes Education team.
If you have had test results relevant to your diabetes, please bring them along with you.
If you need to change or cancel an Outpatient appointment please contact Outpatient Direct on 1300 855 925
We encourage you to be actively involved in all aspects of your health care and invite you to read the Patient First
booklet found throughout Fremantle Hospital.
Information for health professionals
Information for GPs
The Diabetes Educator and Registrar are available to advise on management (formal referral is not required for advice).
Diabetes Education Service
Phone: +61 8 9431 3333 (Switchboard ask for Diabetes Education Service)
Fax: +61 8 9431 2338
Hours: 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday to Friday
For urgent advice, call the hospital and ask for the Endocrinology Registrar.
Phone – Switchboard: +61 8 9431 3333
All routine general referrals should be made through the Central Referral Service.
Fax: 1300 365 056
Central Referral Service
PO Box 3462
Midland WA 6056
Or via Secure Message (mMex) to: firstname.lastname@example.org
To initiate insulin therapy and stabilise a patient as an outpatient, please use this form (PDF 40KB).
Appointments are prioritised based on clinical urgency. To enable us to swiftly process referrals, please provide patient’s medical history, medications, relevant pathology results and special needs.
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The Diabetes Education Unit offers health professionals observational visits, workshops and educational advice.
The Staff Development Service provides a range of continuing education programs to support the learning needs of staff.
See current job vacancies (external site).