Nutrition and Dietetics at The Children's Hospital at Westmead

Contact details

Phone: (02) 9845 2225
Fax: (02) 9845 2252
Location: Diagnostic Services Building, Level 1

Nutrition and Dietetics at The Children's Hospital at Westmead offers a paediatric nutrition and dietetic service, providing:

Inpatient Services

  • Nutritional assessment and dietary counselling
  • Education on breastfeeding and healthy nutrition for infants, children and adolescents
  • Provision of special diets, enteral and infant formulas

Outpatient Services

  • Attendance at Allergy, Cystic Fibrosis, Diabetes, Dysphagia, Gastroenterology, IBD, Feeding Clinic, PKU/Metabolic, Retts and Renal Clinics
  • A Weight Management Clinic is held weekly in the Department
  • A general Dietetic Clinic held each Thursday providing service to the patients of medical practitioners with referring rights to CHW

Resource and Education

  • A resource for health professionals and the general public
  • Training for nutrition and dietetic students

Appointments

For the general Outpatient Clinic, a referral from a Hospital medical officer or paediatrician with admitting rights to the Hospital is required. An appointment can be made by phoning the Department.