Who we are

The Diabetes service provides specialist statewide, multidisciplinary care to all children (from birth to 18 years) and their families, with all forms of diabetes. 

Conditions we manage

  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY)
  • Neonatal diabetes
  • Monogenic diabetes
  • Cystic fibrosis related diabetes (CRFD) (what is CRFD?)
  • Medication induced diabetes.

Services we provide

Our family-focused services include:
  • Inpatient care and assessment at diagnosis
  • Outpatient clinics for:
    • Children who are newly diagnosed and living with type 1 diabetes
    • Ongoing care and evaluation for children with type 1 diabetes
    • Adolescent clinics for teenagers with type 1 diabetes
    • Ongoing care and evaluation in the outer metro areas of Joondalup, Midland and Rockingham
    • Ongoing care and evaluation in regional areas of Albany, Bunbury, Esperance, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie, Karratha and Northam.
  • Workshops for training and education in the use of insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors
  • Intensive inpatient and outpatient family education, support and medical care in the early months following diagnosis
  • An ambulatory care service to provide support in the home environment
  • A 24-hour on-call and emergency advice service for families and patients
  • A planned transition to an adult diabetes service at around 18 years of age
  • A community/customer reference group to provide input into services.


For patients and families

For health professionals

Education and training


If your child is experiencing a diabetic or other emergency.

  • Call 000 for an ambulance
  • Go to the PCH Emergency Department, or your nearest hospital Emergency Department
  • Call PCH on 6456 2222 and ask for the on-call endocrinologist


  • Inpatient service is located at PCH on Ward 2B and Ward 4A
  • Type 1 and 2 diabetes outpatient service: Clinic D, Level 1
  • Adolescent type 1 diabetes: Clinic K, Level 3

Contact us

  • On call endocrinologist (24 hours, 7 days a week): 6456 2222
  • Diabetes Nurse Educators (during office hours): 6456 1111, select option 2