Dietitians are university trained experts in nutrition. ACT Health dietitians provide a range of services to the ACT community, at the Canberra Hospital, Centenary Hospital for Women and Children and in Community Health Centres and Child and Family Centres.
ACT Health provides nutrition services for the ACT community across the lifespan, from pregnancy through to childhood and adolescents and older people.
To make an appointment with a dietitian see the contact information through the nutrition services links below.
- Canberra Hospital Nutrition service
- Community Care Nutrition Service (adults > 25 years)
- Diabetes Nutrition Service
- Women, Youth and Children Nutrition Service (WYC Nutrition) (for infants, children and young people aged under 25 years and all women during pregnancy and up to two years after birth)
Nutrition Related Links
A wide range of nutrition information can be found on the internet. It is important to get accurate information from reliable sources. The nutrition related links page provides links to reliable sources of nutrition information.
Nutrition Presentations & Workshops
ACT Health provides presentations and workshops on a range of nutrition topics. If you are interested in a nutrition workshop please email WYC-Nutrition@act.gov.au
Working as a Dietitian
If you are interested in becoming a dietitian you will need to complete an accredited university course. For more information refer to the Dietitians Association of Australia website.
If you are a qualified dietitian looking for employment in ACT Health you can find more information at ACT Health employment.