|Description of the services||YADS clinics’ are multidisciplinary clinics staffed by both paediatric and adult consultant endocrinologists and diabetes nurse educators, a dietician and a social worker, and provides Point of Care HbA1C measurements. Fifteen year olds with diabetes are transferred from the MMC Paediatric Diabetes clinic to YADS, and are initially continued to be managed by the same paediatric consultant.
At the age of 18 – 19 years, over a period of 6 – 12 months the teenagers are prepared for transition to one of the YADS adult consultants, with continuity of consultant care maintained.
|This clinic DOES NOT provide services for||Non insulin dependent type 2 diabetes|
|GP Investigations to be performed||No prior investigations required at time of initial referral|
|Cost||No charge for Medicare card holder, Veteran Affairs, TAC or Work cover patients
A charge does apply for Patients ineligible for Medicare
|Where||Monash Medical Centre – Outpatient Services
Level 2, 246 Clayton Rd, Clayton
|When||Monday evenings 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
2 evenings a month (usually 1st and 3rd Monday evening)
|Staff||By referring into this clinic you will be referring to one of the following practitioners:
|Referral process||All referrals must be IN WRITING and addressed to:
A/Prof Christine Rodda (DACS)
42S Monash Medical Centre
NB: GP’s are requested to refer onto this service using the Victorian Statewide Referral Form housed in most clinical software. More information on VSRF – www.gpv.org.au then click on Resources or contact your local Divisions of General Practice.
|Internal referral process||T: Extension 49888
F: 959 iCARE – 9594 2273
|Referrals will be received by||
|Last updated and approved||December 2009|