Community Specialist Services

Dietitian Services

Our Dietitian Service offers a free, community based assessment and treatment for nutrition-related health problems. Specifically for conditions such as Diabetes, Obesity and Heart Disease.

Eligibility criteria include:

  • Clients enrolled with a GP Practice within the Western BOP region
  • High need overweight individuals with comorbidities related to / affected by their weight
  • Type 2 Diabetes patients who have completed the Diabetes Wellness Course but need extra support OR those who are not able to participate in the Diabetes Wellness Course
  • Those diagnosed with impaired Glucose Tolerance (pre-diabetes)
  • Those with a cardiovascular risk factor above 15%

A personalised Nutrition Care Plan with goals will be developed after a comprehensive assessment. Follow-up visits will be arranged for ongoing support and progress monitoring. We will assist you and your whanau towards achieving better health, wellbeing, productivity and lifestyle.

Your family GP will be kept informed and involved as your primary medical caregiver, even if they did not make the initial referral.

Referrals

Referrals are accepted from health professionals including your GP, Specialist or other Community Organisations. You and your whānau can also self-refer.

Eligibility

This service is available for anyone with nutrition-related health problems.

Coverage

Our Dietitian Service covers the Western Bay of Plenty region

Cost

This service is free of charge for all eligible persons.

ADDRESS

10 Tebbs Lane
Gate Pa
Tauranga

CONTACT

Phone: 07 571 5830

AFTER HOURS

Call a GP after hours clinic

URGENT CALLS

Refer emergency services on 111.

Get in touch

If you have any questions regarding our Specialist Services for yourself or a family member, please contact clinic staff. We are here to help.