Nutrition and Dietetics: Paediatrics/children's nutrition

We see children in a range of settings, for example:

  • During hospital stays on the Children's Unit and Special Care Baby Unit
  • In Children's Outpatients
  • In telephone clinics
  • In community clinics
  • In specialist groups

We also offer a home enteral feeding service for children requiring tube feeds.

Children can be referred to the paediatric Dietitian by:

  • Their paediatrician
  • A GP
  • A health visitor
  • A school nurse
  • A specialist nurse

The types of conditions we see include:

  • Food allergies
  • Faltering growth
  • Obesity
  • Feeding difficulties
  • Gastrointestinal disorders (e.g. coeliac disease)

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