What Does Our Service Do?

Our Dietetic team uses bespoke, up to date public health and scientific research on food, health and disease to deliver advice for adults regarding all aspects of their nutritional needs; in the treatment and management of clinical conditions. The team also provides training and education for other health professionals to enable them to promote evidence-based nutrition within our Trust and community.

Good nutrition is vital for health and wellbeing and clinical condition management. Dietitians advise on both general healthy eating for people of different ages, and also nutrition in specific situations – such as malnutrition, swallowing difficulties, nutritional deficiencies, how to stay and become a healthy weight, diabetes and gastrointestinal problems as well as many more conditions. Dietitians work in close liaison with other health professionals and with other agencies such as education providers and the voluntary sector. Our service employs dietitians, nutritionists, dietetic practitioners, dietetic assistants, registered exercise professionals and administrative support staff, all committed to helping you to stay well.

How Does Our Service Work?

Please speak to your GP practice or any health care professional to request a referral. You will then be written to by our team with an appointment or asked to call us to book an appointment convenient for you. Clinics and workshops are held in local health centres and community venues throughout Staffordshire.

Useful Mobile Apps

These apps offer lots of easy to prepare meal ideas, exciting ways to include vegetables, creates shopping lists and can even arrange your shopping list by aisle. Search for them on Apple App Store or Google Play.

Change 4 Life: Smart Recipies

Change 4 Life: Food Scanner

One You: Easy Meals

One You: Couch to 5k

One You: Active 10 Walk Tracker

One You: Alcohol behaviour tracker

NHS 12-week weight loss plan

Home Enteral Feeding Service

The Home Enteral Feeding Service provides advice and support to adult patients aged 18 years and over in the community who have a tube placed to receive enteral nutrition and / or fluid.

The team consists of registered dietitians and dietetic assistants.

The dietitian will assess the individual patient requirements and recommend a suitable feed to meet the needs of the patient. This will be reviewed and monitored regularly based on the clinical condition.

The team will communicate frequently with the home delivery service to ensure feed and ancillaries are provided in a timely manner.

We also have support from dedicated Nutrition Nurses who will provide expert advice on tube care, stoma care and training.

If you require more information about our service please contact the department on 0300 124 0355 or mpft.adultdieteticshef@nhs.net


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Dietetics (Adults) Contact Details

South Staffordshire

Block C, Beecroft Court
Beecroft Road
WS11 1JP

Get in Contact

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Trust Headquarters, St. George's Hospital, Corporation Street, Stafford ST16 3SR

E-mail: enquiries@mpft.nhs.uk 

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0300 790 7000
(staffed 24 hours a day, every day)

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