Diabetes services at The Children's Hospital at Westmead
Enquiries: (02) 9845 3169
Fax: (02) 9845 3170
The Diabetes Service assesses and manages children and adolescents with all forms of diabetes mellitus, it is a large, tertiary service with major clinical, research and education roles.
Diabetes: Level 2 Bandaged Bear Clinics
Diabetes Allied Health: Department of Endocrinology, Ground floor
DCAS: Department of Endocrinology, Ground floor
Diabetes Education Centre: Level 1
For new referrals, please fax referring letter to Department of Endocrinology on (02) 9845 3170 or email to the Head of Diabetes firstname.lastname@example.org or to The Diabetes Nurse Manager: email@example.com
For follow-up appointments Ph: (02) 9845 2525
Referring letter from the GP or other specialist to the Endocrinologist by name.
DCAS referrals, fax to 9845 3170 or email DCAS Coordinator: Janine.Cusumano@health.nsw.gov.au
For urgent referrals, the referring doctor should contact the Endocrinology Fellow or the Endocrinologist on-call via the switchboard by phoning (02) 9845 0000. Referrals for a new diagnosis of type 1 diabetes or a patient with diabetes who is unwell are always regarded as urgent.
Diabetes Complication Assessment Service (DCAS)
Complication screening allows the detection of very early signs of complications, changes can then be made to management in an attempt to either stop or reverse the complication.
Phone: (02) 9845 3156
Fax: (02) 9845 3170
Location: Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes
The Diabetes Complications Assessment Service offers a comprehensive assessment of diabetes complications for adolescents with diabetes. The assessment includes retinal photography, estimation of albumin excretion rate and assessment of autonomic and peripheral nervous systems. The service is available to all adolescents in NSW and the ACT who have diabetes for at least two years and for younger children who have had diabetes for at least five years.
Appointments are made by phoning (02) 9845 3156 or (02) 9845 3157. Patients require a referral from their doctor.
Dr Ann Maguire - Paediatric Endocrinologist, Co-Head – Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes. Phone 02 9845 3200, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Shubha Srinivasan - Paediatric Endocrinologist, Co-Head – Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes. Phone 02 9845 3200, Email: email@example.com
Professor Geoffrey Ambler - Paediatric Endocrinologist
Professor Kim Donaghue - Paediatric Endocrinologist
Dr Paul Benitez - Paediatric Endocrinologist
Dr Yoon Hi Cho - Paediatric Endocrinologist
Professor Maria Craig - Paediatric Endocrinologist
Dr Myra Poon - Paediatric Endocrinologist
Dr Andrew Biggin, Paediatric Endocrinologist
Dr Uma Visser, Paediatric Endocrinologist
Kristine Heels - RN, CDE. Nurse Manager of Diabetes Clinical Services - Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes.
Ph: 98453181, Email: Kristine.firstname.lastname@example.org
Nuala Harkin - Nurse Practitioner
Debra Sadie - Clinical Nurse Consultant
Carolyn Judge - Clinical Nurse Consultant
Julie Klimek - Clinical Nurse Educator
Nicole Matthews - Clinical Nurse Educator
Anna Pham-Short - Dietitian
Kristine Lobley - Dietitian
Contact the Diabetes team for more information
Diabetes Complications Assessment Service
Janine Cusumano - RN. Coordinator of Diabetes Complication Assessment Service - Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes.
Ph: 98453156,Email: Janine.email@example.com