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Nutrition & Dietetics

What is a Dietitian?
Dietitians have the professional knowledge to establish nutritional needs and recommend appropriate nutritional treatment for patients. Goals and care plans for dietetic treatment are realistic and agreed with patients, or their carers.

Department information
The nutrition & dietetic service is available to all inpatients’ during their stay in the Bon Secours hospital, and also to outpatients’ by appointment.

It is supported by the wide range of services and multidisciplinary team within the hospital to include; consultants, doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, diabetic nurse specialist, podiatrist, tissue viability nurse, and discharge planner.

The dietetic department is a highly dedicated team of dietitians’, all of whom hold membership with the INDI and are trained to degree or masters level.

Seeing a Dietitian

Referrals are accepted from Consultants as inpatients.
Both self referrals, & GP or Consultant referrals are accepted to our out-patient department.

Outpatient services

Nutrition plays a vital role in health and well being, and our dietitians can offer support and advice for a wide range of conditions as detailed below:

  • Weight Management
  • Diabetic Clinic
  • IBS
  • PCOS
  • Cost
  • Sports Clinic
  • Body Composition Analysis

In addition we offer advice for:
Lactose Intolerance
Constipation & diverticulitis
IBD (Chron’s disease & Colitis),
High cholesterol and blood pressure
Gout & Gallstones
Nutritional deficiencies e.g. anaemia
Nutrition for sport

We are also pleased to announce our new body composition analysis machine. Using our new bioelectrical impedance scales we can now offer full body composition analysis during all our consultations at no additional cost.





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