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Dietitian-led gastroenterology clinics clear waiting lists

A dietitian-led gastroenterology clinic model of care can reduce wait times and relieve the burden on outpatient gastroenterology services, a Queensland pilot program has shown. When introduced at the Gold Coast Hospital in 2016, a dietitian-led clinic for low-risk gastroenterology patients cut wait times from 280 to 66 days and also cleared the waiting list ...

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