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Health Link Dietitian Service

 Location: Alberta Wide

Telephone service with dietitians available to answer general nutrition questions.

Health Link dietitians can help determine if the patient needs further assessment or nutrition care from a dietitian. If the patient needs additional support, the Health Link dietitian can:

  • Provide information about group nutrition workshop and classes that are facilitated by AHS dietitians. See Find Workshops & Classes for more information
  • Refer the patient to an outpatient dietitian service. To find out how to access a dietitian in your area, visit

Examples of nutrition-related topics include:

  • Healthy eating
  • Pregnancy
  • Breastfeeding or infant formula
  • Feeding your toddler or young child
  • Health conditions such as: Diabetes, high cholesterol, high triglycerides, kidney disease, celiac disease, irritable bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, pancreatitis, cancer, obesity, malnutrition, long-COVID-19
  • Eating after discharge from hospital
  • Eating after surgery
  • Weight gain or loss
  • Digestive symptoms such as: Heart burn, constipation, diarrhea, or vomiting
  • Nutrition supplements to provide extra protein and calories
  • Vitamin and mineral supplements
  • Food allergies
  • Other

Contact Details

Alberta Wide

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Hours of Operation
24 hour service

811 is a 24/7 service. Dietitian callbacks are made during regular business hours.

Service Providers May Include
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

If a patient has a nutrition question, they can call 811 and ask to talk to a dietitian or visit to complete a self-referral form. Dietitian callbacks are made during regular business hours (Monday to Friday). The dietitian will make 2 attempts to contact the patient.

  1. The first attempt is made within 3 business days
  2. If they do not reach the patient, they will:
  • leave a voicemail with a direct number to call them back
  • try calling a second time within 5 business days

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services


Health Link

Also Known As
811 dietitian service