A nurse checks on a patient in the cancer ward

Departments

Education & research

Nutrition & dietetic students

The department is a core teaching hospital for dietetic students from Deakin University, and provides clinical tutorials, lectures and placements for up to 20 students each year.

Health professionals

The nutrition department is involved in many continuing education programmes and is an integral part of many nursing and medical courses.

Research

The department is proactive in its involvement in research, and is currently undertaking a number of research activities both within the department and in conjunction with other departments, hospitals and universities.