Dieticians

LGP Dietetics Services

Registered Dietitians are the only legally qualified health professionals trained to enable assessment, diagnosis and treatment of diet and nutrition-related problems. Dietitians utilise the most up to date scientific research on food, health and disease, both to offer personalised advice and to develop practical guidance to help people make the most appropriate lifestyle and food choices, both in health and disease.

Dietitians are regulated by law and have an ethical code of conduct similar to doctors. This means that you, as patients/clients, are protected and can be assured that you will get the latest credible evidence-based information.

Our Dietitians are all registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) https://www.hcpc-uk.org/resources/standards/standards-of-proficiency-dietitians/

and are members of the British Dietetic Association https://www.bda.uk.com

The London Gastroenterology Partnership Dietitians are highly specialist dietitians who have years of experience in their chosen fields of expertise.

They specialise in all gastrointestinal disorders including irritable bowel syndrome, the low FODMAP diet, food intolerances, functional bowel disorders, reflux, coeliac disease, inflammatory bowel disease and diverticular disease, as well as weight management (Behaviour Change Skills trained) and nutritional support.

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They specialise in:

● Gut Health: irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), functional gut issues (diarrhoea, constipation), diverticular disease, inflammatory bowel disease, reflux and coeliac disease

● Food Intolerance

● Weight Management: healthy eating alongside motivational techniques to help clients maintain positive lifestyle changes

● Long term health goals in relation to cardiovascular and heart health

● Paediatric nutrition and allergies

Some good examples with regards to conditions:

https://www.theguthealthdoctor.com/the-gut-health-clinic/

https://www.surreydietitian.co.uk/consultations

https://www.citydietitians.co.uk/clinics

Dietitian appointments are available at Parkside Hospital Wimbledon, the New Victoria Hospital Kingston-Upon-Thames and The New Malden Diagnostic Centre, New Malden.

Our Dietitians have access to your medical notes and so can tailor a nutrition plan to your medical treatment and investigations.  First appointments last around 1 hour to allow sufficient time to discuss your issue in depth and carry out a full nutrition assessment. You will be asked to complete a food and symptom diary prior to your appointment to help both you and your dietitian gain a comprehensive overview of your nutrition lifestyle. Following your appointment, a report of the consultation will be sent to your Consultant and GP. You will also be provided with supporting literature to help with the treatment plan. Follow-up appointments take 30 minutes and are usually offered at 4 weeks.

Biographies:

Adam Mead

Adam qualified as a Registered Dietitian in 2002 following undergraduate studies within the area of Sports Science and then Postgraduate Dietetic training. He completed his Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics in 2006.

Adam has nearly 20 years’ experience in the NHS and over a decade in treating private patients. He is the Adult Acute Team Dietetic Lead at Kingston Hospital specialising in Critical Care, Surgery and Gastrointestinal Services.

In private practice his particular clinical interests are irritable bowel syndrome, functional gut disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, gastrointestinal surgery and pancreatic disorders.

Adam completed training in the FODMAP dietary approach to help functional gastrointestinal symptoms at King’s College London in 2012.

He is a Visiting Lecturer for the Postgraduate dietetics course at King's College, London teaching in fluid balance and clinical biochemistry and is a member of the Gastroenterology and Critical Care specialist groups of the British Dietetic Association.

In addition, Adam has appeared on the BBC and also contributed to articles published in the Daily Mail and Men's Health Magazine.

● Adam Mead: DT08817

https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-mead-5615977/

● Twitter: @AdamMeadRD

Alison Green

Alison has nearly 20 years experience in the NHS and over a decade in private healthcare. At present she is the Consultant Dietitian and Professional Lead at St. George's NHS Foundation Trust. She qualified as a Registered Dietitian in 2002 following undergraduate studies within the area of Food Science and Nutrition, followed by Postgraduate Dietetic training. She completed her Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics in 2005 and is currently undertaking a further Masters in Advanced Clinical Practice at St. George’s University London.

Alison’s clinical areas of expertise are gastroenterology, upper and lower gastrointestinal surgery, intestinal failure, artificial nutritional support and critical care. Within her private practice she specialises in digestive issues and gut health helping clients with irritable bowel syndrome and functional bowel disorders. She completed training in the FODMAP dietary approach to help functional gastrointestinal symptoms at King’s College London in 2012. She is also experienced in managing medical conditions such as coeliac disease, crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and diverticular disease. In addition, Alison is experienced in helping patients develop healthy balanced eating habits to optimise general health and weight management and is trained in behaviour change skills (https://bctonline.co.uk/about/).

Alison is a member of the British Artificial Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN), the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) and the British Dietetic Association Specialist Interest Groups of Gastroenterology, Food Allergy, Critical Care and Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (PENG).

● HCPC number: DT08820

https://www.linkedin.com/in/alison-green-021357124/

● Twitter: @AlisonGreenRD1

Evanna Leavy

Evanna qualified as a dietitian in 2014 following an undergraduate degree in Dietetics from the University of Hertfordshire. She also holds an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science from the National University of Ireland, Galway, in which she focused on the anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal tract.

Evanna has gained seven years experience in the NHS across a number of disciplines including intestinal failure, gastroenterology, surgery, and critical care. In her current role as Principal Dietitian of gastrointestinal services in St. George’s NHS Foundation Trust, she leads a team of dietitians working within acute and chronic gastrointestinal services. In private practice, Evanna’s areas of interest are supporting patients with irritable bowel syndrome, functional bowel disorders and inflammatory bowel disease.

In 2018, she  completed training in the FODMAP Dietary approach with Kings College, London  as well as completing behaviour change training (https://bctonline.co.uk/about/).

Evanna is a member of the British Artificial Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN), the British Dietetic Association Specialist Interest Group of Gastroenterology, and Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (PENG).

● HCPC number: DT27910

https://www.linkedin.com/in/evanna-leavy-049b6bb0/

● Twitter: @LeavyEvanna

Meet our other consultants

Dr Penny Neild
Dr Chris Groves
Dr Andy Poullis
Dr Daniel Forton
Dr Sarah Clark