Clinic nameDiabetes
UnitEndocrinology and Diabetes
Head of UnitA/Prof Shane Hamblin
Consultant/s
 
A/Prof Shane Hamblin
Dr Deepak Dutta
Dr Rosemary Wong
Dr Mary-Anne Papalia
Dr Jane Tran
Dr Ie-Win Sim
Clinic Description
 
Multidisciplinary clinic with Endocrinologists, Dieticians and Diabetes Educators in attendance to manage patients with Type 1 and complex Type 2 diabetes.
Inclusion criteria

Patients with:

  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Complex Type 2 diabetes (e.g. diabetic complications)
  • Type 2 diabetes on maximal oral agents, with suboptimal diabetes control
  • Steroid induced diabetes
Exclusion criteria
  • Gestational diabetes (will be managed as part of obstetric care in the Obstetric Endocrinology clinic)
  • Well controlled Type 2 diabetes

 
If patients require rapid review (within 2 weeks) please refer to the Rapid Access Diabetes Clinic.

Minimum investigation/clinical information required for triage 
 

Referrals for the Diabetes Clinic must include:

  • Hba1c (last 3 months)
  • Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR)
  • Urine Albumin Creatinine Ratio (ACR) (last 12 months)

 
Please note referrals that do not contain the minimum investigations outlined above will be returned with a request for more information. Referrers have 30 days to respond to a request for more information otherwise the referral will be rejected.

Please refer to Melbourne HealthPathways at http://melbourne.healthpathways.org.au for guidance in assessing, managing and referring for patient conditions.

How to referReferral information and links to Western Health Referral Templates
Contact for Urgent Referrals

Endocrinology Registrar via switchboard ph 8345 6666  

Hours of Operation
Wednesday afternoon 2pm – 5.30pm
Clinic Location
 
Sunshine Hospital
Adult Specialist Clinics
POD3
176 Furlong Road
St Albans, 3021
BillingPublic Funded Hospital Outpatient clinic
Last updated4-4-16