A general practitioner referral is required for patients with a confirmed diagnosis of type1 or type 2 diabetes (not pre-diabetes). In addition patients who have presented with a TIA (to TIA clinic) and patients who have presented with a macrovascular event and who have no specialist involvement are also able to be reviewed.
A GP referral or equivalent is required for the patient to attend the Diabetes Health Assessment Clinic.
Referrals should be addressed correctly to: Prof Greg Fulcher – Sydney Diabetes Health Assessment Unit (SDHAU) and either
Fax: 9463 1045
Post: SDHAU, Clinic 1, Level 3, ASB, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards NSW 2065
Please contact the Nurse Unit Manager on 02 9463 1427.
The diabetes health assessment takes approximately one hour.
Eyes may be dilated for eye photography. Patients are encouraged to bring sunglasses and someone to drive them home in case their vision is not suitable.
Patients are asked to bring a list of medications and any recent pathology test results, bloods may be taken on the day but fasting is not essential.