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Dietetics

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Location

1st Floor of Vera Brown House

Galsworthy Road Kingston upon Thames Surrey KT2 7QB
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Patient contact information Tel: 020 8973 5277 Fax: 020 8934 3220

Dietitians provide a clinical service to all the inpatients areas besides A&E and run regular out patient clinics in the main out patient area.

Dietitians assess, treat and diagnose diet and nutrition problems by using the most up to date scientific reasearch on food , health and disease which we translate into practical guidance to enable people to make appropriate lifestyle and food choices.

They promote the well-being of individuals and communities to prevent nutrition related problems. Dietitians have a wide range of responsibilities including working with people with special dietary needs, evaulating and improving treatments, informing the general public about nutrition and educating patients/carers and other health professionals.

The unit can:

  • Undertake nutritional and dietary assessments
  • Provide appropriate dietry advice and information
  • Negotiate an individual dietary action plan
  • Monitor the individual's progress as agreed in the plan
  • Liase with the referrer and others involved in the individual's care
  • Provide training to other health professionals on nutritional issues

The Dietetics Team is located on 1st Floor, Hanover House, Coombe Road.

Opening hours 9.00am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday

Tel: 020 8973 5277

  • "I cannot fault the encouragement I have received from both dieticians. Friendly and reassuring. Gives my daughter more confidence. Good service. Excellent. "
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The Dietetic Team are based on the 1st Floor of Vera Brown House.

For outpatient appointments the consulation room is based on the 1st floor of the main out patient department.

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