The Diabetes Emergency Hotline for GPs is a 24-hour telephone advice and information service, for GPs within the Northern Sydney Local Health District, operated by the Royal North Shore Hospital diabetes team.
GPs should contact the Diabetes Emergency Hotline for advice and information on treating adult patients who show any of the following:
- Are poorly controlled, requiring complex treatment.
- Have recurrent hypoglycaemic episodes.
- Whose diabetes is deteriorating rapidly and they may need imminent hospitalisation or treatment escalation.