Dietitian in Iveragh Primary Care Team

A Dietitian is a qualified healthcare professional who assesses diet and nutritional status and provides evidence-based advice on all aspects of nutrition and diet in order to promote health, prevent disease and help manage existing conditions. A Dietitian provides advice to help manage various conditions, for example:

  • Malnutrition and weight loss (post illness/surgery)
  • Gastrointestinal disorders (including inflammatory bowel disease, coeliac disease, irritable bowel syndrome)
  • Swallowing difficulties
  • Home enteral nutrition (for example PEG feeding)
  • Weight reducing diets and weight management
  • Cholesterol lowering
  • Diabetes
  • Secondary prevention of heart disease and stroke
Services provided:
  • One to one consultations in general clinics
  • Group programmes e.g. Weight management & Diabetes
  • Home visits available for house bound clients
  • The frequency and duration of sessions will vary according to the patient's condition and dietary compliance.

Referrals to the Community Nutrition & Dietetic Service can be made through your GP.

Contact us:

For more information on the service, please contact 064 6670763

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