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.