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Nutrition and Dietetics Adult Outpatient Clinic - Hornsby Hospital

Building 14,

3-7 Derby Rd,

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital



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Nutrition and Dietetics Adult Outpatient Clinic - Hornsby Hospital

Contact us

General enquiries: (02) 9485 6199

Referrals phone: (02) 9485 6199

Fax number: (02) 9485 6021


Opening hours

Mon - Fri: 08:30 - 16:00

 What we do

We provide nutrition and diet advice for people who have a medical condition that requires our nutrition assessment and nutrition advice.

We provide this service in the outpatient clinic at the hospital and in the home for select people.

We care for and treat people with:

  • Enteral tube feeds
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • High cholesterol &/or triglycerides
  • Malnutrition or greater than five per cent of unintentional weight loss
  • Neurological conditions with associated reduced oral intake and/or weight loss
  • New diagnosis of coeliac or Crohn's disease
  • Obesity with  other relevant medical conditions (e.g. high blood pressure, high cholesterol, kidney disease, diabetes)
  • Poor healing wounds
  • Other medical problems requiring dietary advice

 What to bring

  • Blood results
  • Test results  
  • Referral
  • Medicare card

 When to visit us

You may be referred into the clinic from a range of people including:
Referral from your GP, specialist, diabetes educator, cardiac rehabilitation, allied health staff, or after an inpatient admission.

You must be over the age of 18, live in the Hornsby Ku-ring-gai local government area and have a medically diagnosed condition requiring nutritional assessment and dietitian advice.

To access the service, you will need a referral letter from your doctor and a copy of your blood test results.  The letter must be include reason for referral, medical history, medications, and recent blood test results.

You may be able to be seen at  the clinic or at home if you are registered with My Aged Care and not on a home care package level three or four.

 How to visit us

Turn onto Palmerston Road from Edgeworth David Avenue. The Emergency entrance is just after the Burdett Street Intersection on the right. The Multi-storey carpark is further along after the Northcott Road junction.

Transdev bus 575 travels to Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital from Hornsby and Turramurra railway stations. This picks up and sets down at the front of the Hospital on Palmerston Road. There are no buses to the Hospital from Waitara Station.

The closest railway stations are Hornsby and Waitara. Hornsby is accessible via both the main Northern Line and the North Shore Line. Waitara is on the North Shore Line. Transdev bus service #575 travels to Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital from these stations.

From Hornsby Station – The distance to the Hospital is approximately 1.8km. If you wish to walk please note there are a number of hills. Exit the station on the George Street side via the pedestrian overpass.
From Waitara Station – The distance to the Hospital is approximately 1.5km. Exit the station on the Alexandria Avenue side. This walk is reasonably flat.

Hornsby Hospital has a multi-storey car park that offers 500 spaces and is located at Gate 2 (Palmerston Road). This carpark provides access for all areas across the campus.

Parking fees apply across the whole hospital in accordance with the NSW Health's hospital car parking fees policy and can be accessed here. Concessional rates apply to those who are eligible.

Disabled parking spaces are available in the multi-storey car park and also on Lowe and Palmerston Roads, though street parking availability is very limited. Your valid disabled parking permit must be displayed in your car at all times. Please do not park in restricted parking areas; you could be blocking access to emergency services.

 Referral information

  • GP referral  
  • Allied health referral
  • Medical referral

 Other information

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