Referral to a Diabetes Specialist

Referrals accepted from: General Practitioners or Specialists

Eligibility: Patients with diabetes aged 16 years and over

How to refer:

STEP 1: Address referral to one of the following Specialists:

  • Prof Lesley Campbell
  • Dr Tom Cromer
  • Prof Jerry Greenfield
  • Dr Ann McCormack
  • Prof Kathy Samaras
  • Dr Weng Sam
  • Dr Katherine Tonks
  • A/Prof Alex Viardot
  • A/Prof Roger Chen

STEP 2: Please include type of diabetes, past medical history, current medication, recent HbA1c, and any other relevant information.

STEP 3: Fax referral to (02) 8382 4665 or email to: svhs.diabetesfax@svha.org.au

     Referrals are triaged for clinical urgency by a clinician.

STEP 4: The Diabetes Centre staff will contact the patient to arrange an appointment.

For urgent referrals please call and discuss with the Diabetes Registrar or Consultant on call:

  • During office hours (8.00am- 4.30pm, Mon-Fri, excluding public holidays) please call the Diabetes Centre directly on (02) 8382 2622.
  • Out of office hours please call the hospital switchboard on (02) 8382 1111, and ask to speak to the “Diabetes Doctor on call”.