The GPH Eating Disorder Service (EDS) provides a stepped model of care for people aged 12 and above, focused on indicated prevention, early intervention and a continuum of flexible care options that support varying levels of severity and complexity of eating disorders.
Our experienced dietitians and psychologists provide evidence-based services specific to the treatment of eating disorders.
12 years or older
Have an eating disorder or an unhealthy relationship with food
Be willing to have ongoing engagement with a GP as part of care
BMI greater than or equal to 16kg/㎡
GPH Eating Disorder Service provides dietitian and psychological supports for people with diagnosed eating disorders*, as well as those with disordered eating behaviours.
* Eating disorders we treat
Contact us on 1800 228 987 for more information
You can self refer or have a medical practitioner complete a referral on your behalf
2. Intake assessment
You will be contacted to book an intake assessment, which allows us to determine whether we are suited to your needs.
3. Suitability decision
We will review your intake assessment and determine whether we are suited to your needs. We may request additional information from you to confirm suitability.
If we are suited to your needs, you will either be placed on our waitlist or allocated to a clinician.
Once there is availability, you will be booked in to see your clinician.
You will commence treatment.
To refer yourself or a family member, or to make a referral as a carer of someone with disordered eating, please contact us on 1800 228 987
Please fill out the referral form and fax it to 02 4226 6489.
To access Medicare rebates, you will need to have a valid Medicare Treatment Plan. For more information, please read the relevant information sheet below.
If you have been asked to complete a Medical Assessment with your GP, the information sheets below cover what is required.
|Dietitian||Patient cost||MBS Rebate||Out of pocket|
|Initial appointment with an eligible care plan 50-60 minutes||$105.10||$55.10||$50|
|Review appointment with an eligible care plan 20-30 minutes||$80.10||$55.10||$25|
|Initial appointment private patient without a care plan 50-60 minutes||$100||nil||$100|
|Review appointment private patient without a care plan 20-30 minutes||$80||nil||$80|
|Psychologist||Patient cost||MBS Rebate||Out of pocket|
|Initial appointment with an eligible care plan 80-90 minutes||$138.25||$88.25||$50|
|Review appointment with an eligible care plan 50-60 minutes||$113.25||$88.25||$25|
|Initial appointment private patient without a care plan 80-90 minutes||$135||nil||$135|
|Review appointment private patient without a care plan 50-60 minutes||$110||nil||$110|
|Psychologist and Dietitian||Patient cost|
|8 x 1.5 hour group sessions||$160 ($20 per session)|