Dietitian Service – 5352 9327

The Dietetics Service at East Grampians Health Service offers consultation on all aspects of food and nutrition to the local community. No referral is required to make an appointment.

The dietitians at East Grampians Health Service are university-trained experts in issues related to diet. In particular, they look at how food can influence health and wellbeing.

They can assist in managing a range of health concerns, such as:

  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Weight concerns
  • Body image
  • Food intolerances and allergies
  • Infant and childhood nutrition

Patients may be self-referred or referred by a GP.

What to bring

Patients with diabetes should bring their blood glucose diary. If the appointment is for a child, please bring their growth charts.

Where to find us

Located at the Community Health Centre in Girdlestone Street, Ararat. Clinic hours are 8:30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Home visits may be available if eligibility criteria are met.

For more information

Contact reception at the Community Health Centre on (03) 5352 9327 or at

We were impressed in the way the dietitian conducted the appointment.  She was easy to talk to about our concerns.  She was practical in her approach and allayed many of the concerns that we had.  She also arranged a follow up appointment for us.

The dietitian was friendly and knowledgeable.  It has given me some good ideas.

The dietitian has helped me with my diet needs, setting goals and rearranging my meals to better suit my current lifestyle.

Very happy with the assistance given by dietetics department.

I visited the dietitian for the first time.  Whole experience was very positive.  Dietitian was knowledgeable and efficient.  I left the appointment feeling very positive.