Dietitian Jodie Nelson.

Visits the Hamilton Medical Group on a fortnightly basis on a Tuesday afternoon. She provides individual consults to help patients manage their special dietary needs and to help them have a healthy diet.

Do I need a referral to see Jodie the Dietitian at Hamilton Medical Group?

Yes. A GP Management Plan is required.  Speak with your GP and Practice Nurse about this.  A GP Management Plan provides you with up to 5 subsidised consultations each year with Allied Health Professionals which includes Dietitians, Physiotherapists, Diabetes Educators, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists etc.GP Management Plans are suitable for people with a chronic disease which includes Diabetes, Heart Disease, Coronary Disease and Obesity related risk factors just to name a few.

How do I make the appointment now that I have my GP Management Plan?

Simply phone the Hamilton Medical Group on 5572 2422 to arrange your appointment.

I want to make an appointment with the Dietitian but do not fit the criteria for a GP Management Plan?

You can make an appointment with one of the Dietitians at Western District Health Service located at Hamilton House, Allied Health Centre on Tyers Street, a referral is not required. 

Telephone Allied Health reception on 03 5551 8349 to make your appointment.

Dietitian Rachel Boak
Is a Accredited Practising Dietitian and Nutrition Counselling Services  consulting from the Hamilton Medical Group once a month on Thursdays. Rachel is also a Credentialed Eating Disorder Clinician and has been practising for 25 years. She has a Bachelor of Science, Nutrition Honours, Masters of Science and a PhD in Public Health Nutrition.
To find out more about Rachel's service visit her website - Consuming Kind at
In her practice Rachel helps adults (18+ years of age), particularly women and also other health professionals, who want to explore, understand or improve their relationship with food and eating, end chronic dieting and build a healthier body image. She also offers non-diet approaches, including Intuitive Eating if appropriate. Rachel has undertaken further training in these areas, including with the founders of Intuitive Eating in the United States and attaining the Australia & New Zealand Academy of Eating Disorders (ANZAED) Clinician Credential.
To book an appointment to see Rachel this must be made online via her website or by clicking on this link - This includes eating disorder care plans and other Medicare referrals.
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