Frequently Asked Questions about seeing a Dietitian

Q: How long does an initial consult take?
A: An initial consultation takes around 30 minutes and includes a review of health history, assessment of current diet and nutrition and advice to help get you started towards improved eating and lifestyle habits.

Q: Do I need a doctors referral for an appointment with the dietitian?
A: A doctors referral is not required for you to have a consultation with our Accredited Practising Dietitians, however, some patients are eligible for up to five consultations under a government funded Health Care Plan. Ask your GP if you are eligible.

Q: Can I get a rebate from my private health fund
A: Yes, depending on your level of cover you may be entitled to a rebate from your private health fund