Diabetes - For health professionals

If you suspect that a presenting patient has a new diabetes diagnosis, please direct the family/patient to promptly attend the Emergency Department at PCH.

If you are unsure regarding a diabetes diagnosis, or if the child is acutely unwell or from a regional area, please call 6456 1111 and ask to speak with the on call Endocrinologist for advice.

Please do not refer new diabetes patient for assessment via the Central Referral Service. This may lead to unnecessary delays and potentially avoidable deterioration.

If you are reviewing a child with known diabetes in your practice who is a new resident to WA, please refer to the Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology via the Central Referral Service. This applies to all children up to 18 years of age with all forms of diabetes.