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Key nutrition contacts in Tasmania

The dietitians at Public Health Services (PHS) are committed to delivering best practice nutrition promotion programs and aim to implement the recommendations outlined in the Tasmanian Food and Nutrition Policy. Services offered include planning, implementing and evaluating nutrition programs; training health and community workers in relevant nutrition issues; resource development; and guiding communities to address their local nutrition issues.

The dietitians at PHS have a wide range of resources available for loan (within Tasmania), as well as copies of free brochures and fact sheets.

Public Health Services

Email:
community.nutrition@health.tas.gov.au

Website:
www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/publichealth/community_nutrition

The Nutrition and Dietetics Departments at the major hospitals across the state provide one-on-one nutrition counselling for clients in Tasmania. Outpatient services are available.

Nutrition Department,
Royal Hobart Hospital

Phone:
(03) 6166 8145

Nutrition Department,
Launceston General Hospital

Phone:
(03) 6777 6477

Nutrition Department,
North West Regional Hospital

Phone:
(03) 6430 6597

Nutrition Department,
Mersey Community Hospital

Phone:
(03) 6426 5586

This general advice was accurate at the time of publication (June 2020).