General Practitioner referral

Diabetes Tasmania welcomes referrals from GPs and Nurse Practitioners.

Diabetes Tasmania provides FREE education, support and care to people with, or at risk of diabetes. Please complete the referral form below and one of our health professionals will contact your patient to talk with them about how we can help. Telehealth clinical appointments are available by phone or video.

In addition, please let your patients know about our website and that they, or anyone affected by diabetes can call us on 6215 9000, Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm.


General Practitioners and Practice Nurses

Download GP referral form and template (links to Primary Health Tasmania website).

Instructions for downloading our referral template onto your Best Practice or Medical Director practice software are available on the PHT website (A pdf version of the referral form also available).

NOTE: Referrals can be sent to us via Healthlink (EDI address: diabetes); fax; email or post. Please select the referral form relevant to your profession.


FREE Services & Programs
  • Diabetes Educator and Dietitian Clinics
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Group Educational Sessions (DESMOND and SMARTS)
  • Telephone health coaching – The COACH Program
  • Healthy Living Events
  • Peer Support Groups
  • Type 1 Diabetes Children’s Camps

View our full services and programs here.


Request a Visit

Our Health Professional Engagement team are available to visit you at your medical practice or via Zoom to provide you with the latest NDSS updates and share useful diabetes information and resources. Inquiries or feedback about our Health Professional Engagement Program are always welcome.

Interested in requesting a visit or simply want to know more? Send us an email or call us on 6215 9000.

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