Telephone support is available from qualified health professionals with chronic disease management expertise. During telephone calls patients receive encouragement and assistance to navigate services that will address their complex health and social needs. The service aims to enhance a patient's self-management capacity and achieve optimal physiological health outcomes.

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Eligibility

To be eligible for the telephone support service, patients must:

1. Consent to be referred to the service.

2. Be aged 16 years or older.

3. Have a diagnosis of Hypertension, Coronary Artery Disease, Diabetes, Heart Failure or Respiratory Disease.

4. Live, work or get admitted to hospitals within Northern Sydney Local Health District.

5. Have access to a telephone and the ability to communicate effectively by telephone (interpreters will be arranged).

Referrals

Self-referrals are accepted, as are referrals from health professionals such as your GP, Specialist or Community Home Nursing. To refer, phone NSLHD Health Contact Centre directly, on 1300 732 503.

Urgent cases

For all urgent cases please contact the NSLHD Health Contact Centre and fax your referral to 02 9887 5518.

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NSLHD Chronic Disease Telephone Support

Car Park entry via Twin Road

Building 37, The Lodge,
Macquarie Hospital,

1 Wicks Road, North Ryde, NSW 2113

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9.00am - 5.00pm

Monday - Friday

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‚ÄčNSLHD Health Contact Centre:

1300 732 503
Fax: 02 9887 5518

Email: NSLHD-HCC@health.nsw.gov.au