Dietitian

Helping people build a healthy and helpful relationship with food and their body

Good nutrition for your wellbeing

You are what you eat. Build a healthy and helpful relationship with food and your body.

Food is a huge part of our everyday life to help you feel great, perform at your best, manage disease and sometimes some guidance is important.

cohealth dietitians work with people to help them reach their goals and also runs group education programs.

We provide education and information for individuals on issues related (but not restricted) to:

  • Being overweight or underweight
  • Malnutrition
  • Introduction to solids
  • Food allergies
  • Diabetes
  • High cholesterol
  • Healthy eating
  • Gastrointestinal conditions such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Heart disease
  • Improving food preparation to help chewing and swallowing
  • Food insecurity

Group education programs include:

  • Living well with Diabetes
  • Supermarket tours
  • Cooking programs
  • Healthy lifestyle support

Children’s nutrition clinics:

What do I need to do?
Everyone in the community is welcome to make an appointment with cohealth dietitians.

Access by referral from health professional or contact us directly.

Homeless clients can drop in to clinics at Fitzroy and Central City.

New and want to make an appointment?

Are you over 65 years? Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander over 50 years?

You can access cohealth dietitian services and any of our other services through My Aged Care – a one stop shop for aged care services and information in Australia.

Go directly to the My Aged Care website or call 1800 200 422 and ask for cohealth physio.

Are you under 65 years? Under 50 years and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander?

To get information or make an appointment for the dietitian service at your preferred location call 9448 5521 or complete our online form.

Over 65 years? Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander over 50 years?

You can access cohealth dietitian services and any of our other services through My Aged Care – a one stop shop for aged care services and information in Australia.

Go directly to the My Aged Care website or call 1800 200 422 and ask for cohealth dietitian services.

Health professional wanting to refer?

For clients over 65 years, or 50 years for Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander, refer via My Aged Care or by calling 1800 200 422 – you can indicate cohealth as the preferred provider when you refer.

For clients under 65 years, or 50 years for Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander, refer securely online, call 9448 5521 or fax a referral to cohealth via 03 7000 1827. Referrals received online or by phone are the quickest to process.

Existing client?

If you want to change or cancel an appointment, please call 9448 5521

Waiting times for appointments

Waiting times to get an appointment will vary on a case by case approach. Visit our wait list page for more information.


What will it cost me?

A fee may be payable for this service. Go to our fees page for more information.

Service is provided free of charge for homeless/outreach services from cohealth Central City, Fitzroy and Nicholson Street sites.

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