Diabetes & Endocrinology

We care for people with diabetes and those with glands and hormone diseases.

Comprised of specialist physicians, registrars, credentialed diabetes educators, osteoporosis and research nurses, the Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology at Peninsula Health uses a team approach in close relationship with dietitians, podiatrists and ward and clinic nursing staff, to provides a comprehensive clinical service to inpatients and outpatients.


  • Inpatient acute services at Frankston Hospital, Rosebud Hospital and Palliative Care Services.
  • Inpatient services at community & continuing care sites, at Mornington and Golf-Links Road, supported by diabetes nurse educators and registrar.

Diabetes Clinic

A multidisciplinary clinic devoted to the care and management of of persons with type1 and 2 diabetes.

Gestational Diabetes Clinic

A clinic devoted to the intensive management of women with all types of diabetes in pregnancy.

Insulin Stabilisation Clinic

A specialist nurse clinic where patients receive full education on the use of insulin injections and intensive support through the early weeks of therapy.

The Young Adults with Diabetes (YADS) clinic

An evening clinic for young people, aged 15 – 26 years old, with type 1 diabetes.

The Medical Endocrinology Clinic (MENDOC)

For followup and treatment of patients with a number of endocrine diseases, including thyroid disease and osteoporosis.

Paediatric Diabetes Clinic

A multidisciplinary clinic devoted to the care and management of children aged between 2 – 16 years old.

Insulin Pump Clinic

A specialist nurse clinic devoted to support and review of patients on continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (pump).

Osteoporosis Service

This includes both inpatient and outpatient screening and follow up for patients who have had a minimal trauma fracture.


The Diabetes & Endocrinology Research Unit has dedicated staff involved in recruitment and retention of participants in both hospital initiated and pharmaceutical sponsored studies.


Frankston Hospital
Hastings Road
Frankston VIC 3199

Contact us

PH: (03) 9784 2660