Diabetes Education Service

Tasmanian Health Service - North West Region

The Diabetes Education Service aims to assist clients make informed lifestyle choices to limit the development and / or impact of implications associated with diabetes whilst maintaining quality of life. They offer social support in establishing support networks and acute health care to assist clients resolve and / or manage presenting problems and optimise best health outcomes.

The accredited Diabetes Education Services at the Royal Hobart Hospital, Launceston General Hospital and the North West Regional Hospital provide a multidisciplinary service.

People with diabetes or pre-diabetes can access:

  • diabetes educators
  • dieticians
  • podiatrists
  • social workers/psychologists

The Service teaches clients the use of diabetic equipment and provides in-service sessions and support to community education support groups and a range of diabetes education programs.

Diabetes Education service phone contacts:

South

Royal Hobart Hospital Diabetes Centre
Telephone (03) 6166 8788
Facsimile (03)6173 0456

Diabetes Tasmania
Telephone 1300 136 588 (for diabetes education services in Hobart and Launceston)

North

Launceston General Hospital Diabetes Centre
Telephone (03) 6777 4145
Facsimile (03) 6348 7814

Diabetes Tasmania
Telephone 1300 136 588 (for diabetes education services in Hobart and Launceston)

North West Diabetes Services

North West Regional Hospital Diabetes Centre
Telephone (03) 6493 6100
Facsimile (03) 6431 8061
Free call: 1300 556 899

Devonport Community Health Centre
Telephone (03) 6478 6164