Referring to our Dietitian


This page provides information for healthcare professionals seeking to refer patients to Nutrition Melbourne for personalised nutrition services.

Why refer to Nutrition Melbourne?

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Experienced and Qualified

Led by Damian Green, an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) with over 17 years of experience, Nutrition Melbourne offers expert and evidence-based nutritional advice. Gain further insight into our qualifications and approach to patient care here.

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Personalised Care

We work closely with patients to develop individualised nutrition plans tailored to their specific needs and health goals. Learn more about the comprehensive range of personalised nutrition services we offer at Nutrition Melbourne: Nutrition Services

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Improved Health Outcomes

Proper nutrition can significantly impact chronic condition management and overall well-being. We support patients in managing conditions including weight management, diabetes, heart disease, and gastrointestinal disorders.

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Open Communication

We maintain clear communication with referring healthcare professionals, providing updates on patient progress to ensure a collaborative care approach.

Frequently Asked Questions About Referrals to Nutrition Melbourne

We understand that you may have some questions about our nutrition and dietetics services, referrals and how it all works. We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions to help you better understand the process.

If you have any additional questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to answer them.

Where are you located?

Located at 1 Woodland Street Essendon VIC 3040. Plenty of on-street parking available and directly opposite Strathmore train station.

How can I refer a patient?

You can use the online referral form below. Alternatively, you can contact us by phone at 0404 502 666 or email us at info@nutritionmelbourne.com.au

What information do you need from me when referring a patient?

To ensure a smooth referral process, please provide the patient's name, contact information, relevant medical history, and any specific dietary concerns on the referral form.

How will you communicate with me about the patient's progress?

We maintain open communication with referring healthcare professionals. We will provide updates on the patient's progress throughout their time with us.

Do you accept GP Management Plans and Team Care Arrangements?

Yes, we do. Patients with a valid referral and a GP Management Plan and Team Care Arrangement are eligible to claim rebates for our services. Standard fees apply (e.g., $195 initial consultation and $97 review consultation). Currently the Medicare rebate is around $58.30 per consultation for eligible patients.

Do you accept referrals from allied health practitioners?

Yes, we welcome a collaborative approach to patient care! We are happy to accept referrals from allied health practitioners. If you have any specific questions about a patient referral, please don't hesitate to contact us to discuss further.

Can you provide dietitian services at our practice?

We are open to exploring options for providing dietitian services at your practice on a sessional basis. This would allow us to determine if our services align well with your needs. Our standard fees for dietetic consultations are $195 for an initial consultation and $97 for a review consultation.

If you are interested, please feel free to contact us to discuss this further and explore how we can work together to meet your practice’s needs.

Do you accept private health insurance?

Yes, we do. We have Hicaps available for patients with private health insurance that covers dietetic services. Standard fees apply (e.g., $195 initial consultation and $97 review consultation) and rebates can be claimed generally at the time of consultation. Please advise patients to check their individual policy details for coverage amounts.

Can you provide telehealth consultations?

Yes, we do offer telehealth consultations for patient convenience. Telehealth consultations can also be rebated with Medicare or private health insurance if the patient has a GPMP/TCA or private health extras cover for dietetic services.

Do you offer body composition scans?

Yes, we do. In addition to personalised nutrition consultations, we can provide body scan analysis to assess body composition (lean mass, skeletal muscle mass, fat mass, visceral fat, levels mineral content, segmental analysis etc). While not essential for our core services, body scans can provide valuable data to inform personalised nutrition plans. 

What is your cancellation policy for referrals?

We send email confirmations for all patient bookings, followed by SMS and email reminders for upcoming appointments. To ensure fair scheduling practices, we require 24 hours notice for appointment cancellations. The full fee will be charged for cancellations with less than 24 hours notice or for non-attendance.

Online Referral Form

Our dietitians tailor nutrition plans to patient needs

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Nutrition Melbourne Services

At Nutrition Melbourne we provide a comprehensive range of services to tailor a health approach suited to your needs.

Nutrition

Nutrition for Health Optimisation blending unique skill set of Food Science, Clinical Dietetics, Sports Nutrition and Integrative Nutrition.

Body Scan

Use accurate body composition measurements to establish a baseline, inform your treatment plan and track your progress over time.

Cryolipolysis

We use the latest TGA certified, non-surgical medical device for the permanent removal of stubborn subcutaneous fatty tissue.

HI-EMT

Our High Intensity Electromagnetic Muscle Trainer (HI-EMT) is the latest technology (TGA Certified – ARTG No. 338736) for non-invasive body and toning.

Nutrition Programs

Various nutrition programs available that include nutrition consultation, body scan(s) and structured nutrition programs specific to your health goals.

Lab Testing

Integrative lab testing for health and wellness. Combine this with expert advice and a personalised nutrition protocol to get your body functioning at its best.

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1 Woodland St Essendon VIC 3040

0404502666

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