Patients referred to our practice may choose to consult either on an individual basis or in a cost effective group setting if this is available at the time.
Telehealth consultations are welcome via your chosen platform.
Individual Consultations (60 minutes)
On referral you will be allocated an appointment with an associate dietitian. Your consultation will involve a full assessment followed by a treatment plan. A follow up appointment will be booked before you leave.
Follow Up Consultations (15 – 30 minutes)
The follow up involves assessing progress and making changes to your treatment plan in line with your needs and goals for the future.
Targeted Nutrition Programmes
We are trained and approved to deliver the following nutritional programmes on an individual or group basis:
EatFit for IBS
This programme is for those with Irritable Bowel Syndrome and other gut disorders of a functional nature.
This programme is based on a step wise approach to initially explore and assess the clients present eating habits. Secondly to ensure basic eating patterns and choices are in line with healthy eating principals before moving onto the low FODMAP elimination and re-challenge diet.
The dietitian and the client work together to explore their individual response, offering advice on how to exclude and then challenge with high FODMAP foods, supporting the client throughout the different phases. The programme includes meal plans, recipes, dietetic support and up-to-date research based resources. The programme can take anything from 4 weeks to 18 weeks to complete depending on individual response.
EatFit for Gut Health
This is a short two session programme that has been designed for those wishing to improve their gut health by manipulating their diet to improve their gut microbiome.
Research has shown that gastrointestinal health and the microbiome is intricately linked with overall health and it is important to nurture your gut microbiome. This programme will provide guidance on what to eat but also how to eat better. Topics covered include; balancing your meals, plant power, fibre manipulation, prebiotics and probiotics.
The clients diet will be assessed and changes will be recommended in order to promote better gut health in line with individual needs.
CDE-OPTIFAST® Weight loss Programme
The CDE (Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology)-OPTIFAST® Weight Loss Programme is based on a very low calorie diet, which provides roughly 800 kcal of energy per day for the first 8 weeks. This is less than half the calorie content of a conventional weight loss diet. The Programme has shown to significantly reduce body weight by 1-2.5 kg per week and consists of three scientifically formulated shakes taken daily for 8 weeks as a meal replacement, with low-carb vegetables and salad as desired. After the initial 8-week period, a 4-week period of gradual food reintroduction follows.
The CDE-OPTIFAST® Programme is however, more than just shakes, it is a structured nutritional and behavioural change programme developed by leading experts and supported by medical professionals.
The Programme consists of 3 Phases to assist you in your weight loss journey over 8-12 weeks. For more information or to book an appointment please contact us.
Weight Management Package
This programme is designed to offer nutritional advice and guidance for those trying to lose weight. This 6 week programme gives practical advice on how to balance meals, navigate label reading, menu planning and portion guidelines. We offer support along the weight loss journey and provide regular follow up as required.
Talks and Health writing
The practice is experienced in health writing projects and public speaking. We are also interested in clinical research projects. Please approach us if you have a project in our field that you would like us to get involved with. We can tailor make our service to meet your needs.