After Qualifying from the University of Surrey with an Honours Degree in Nutrition/Dietetics in 2005, I have been working as a Dietitian in the NHS for the past 14 years. Along the way I have also completed an MSc in Advanced Dietetic Practice at Coventry University and an Introductory Practitioners Course in CBT from Birmingham University.
I have specialised in working with patients with Eating Disorders, Mental Health Difficulties and Learning Disabilities in my NHS roles, and been involved in University lecturing at both Coventry University and Birmingham University.
I have written articles for professional magazines, worked with both the Priory Hospitals Group in Oxford and the Owl Therapy Centre in Cheltenham, and in 2018 was interviewed on Radio 5 Live talking about children’s sugar intake (that was scary!).
I still work part time for the local NHS Mental Health Trust, where my role includes individual patient consultations, staff and carer training, and catering. I also work with the Owl Therapy Centre supporting feeding challenges for children with additional needs.
I am a member of the British Dietetic Association and registered with the Health & Social Care Professions Council.
As a registered Dietitian I have to demonstrate my continued competency and knowledge to practice on an annual basis and I work within tight ethical boundaries.
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