Criteria for referral to level 6 public hospital maternity service
- Pregnant women with type 1 diabetes with any of the following complications:
- end organ involvement.
Information to be included in the referral
Information that must be provided
- History of type 1 diabetes
- Details of any end organ involvement
- Gestational age
- All available assessments from endocrinologist, nephrologist and/or ophthalmologist.
Provide if available
The Summary and referral information lists the information that should be included in a referral request.
Referral to a level 6 maternity service should be considered in the context of the local maternity service system. Referring clinicians should contact the closest level 5 maternity service to discuss options.
Local or regional management is appropriate for gestational diabetes, type 2 diabetes or type 1 diabetes without end organ involvement.
Referral to a level 6 public hospital maternity service is not appropriate for