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Our aim is to provide consistent dietetic and nutritional advice to patients, carers and staff for the dietary management of disease and in the promotion of health.

Our department is made up of a team of Dietitians, a Nutrition Practitioner, a Dietetic assistant and an Administrator. 

Dietitians are uniquely qualified in knowing about food and how it affects the body, both in health and disease. All Dietitians have to be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) in order to practice in the NHS. 

Our working hours are from 8am to 4.30pm, from Monday to Friday (out side these times, a message can be left on our answering machine on the number below).

We provide

  • Nutritional assessment
  • Advice on the appropriate diet for specific clinical conditions
  • Training and advice for other HCPs
  • Support and advice for patients and carers
  • Help to improve standards of nutrition across the hospital

Contact 

01279 827443 (for referrals or general enquiries)

01279 827869 (to cancel or change an existing outpatient appointment)

Inpatient comment:

The staff and care have been excellent. They have made sure I have felt comfortable, secure and safe. They are wonderful and exemplary in their commitment.