For Healthcare Professionals

I accept referrals from all healthcare professionals and work as part of a multi-disciplinary team especially when it comes to eating disorders and bariatric surgery.

Services offered to healthcare professionals working with patients who are having/have had bariatric surgery:

Services offered to healthcare professionals working with patients who are having/have had bariatric surgery:

• Assessment to determine readiness for surgery
• Assessment and treatment of eating disorder behaviour, particularly binge eating, prior to surgery
• Education about the various surgeries available and their effects on weight loss, food tolerance and nutritional status
• Preparation for surgery including the liver shrinkage diet
• Support immediately after surgery with the staging diets and management of food intolerances and dumping symptoms
• Education and support to develop an appropriate post-operative dietary intake to optimise weight loss and nutritional status
• Supporting patients who are experiencing weight regain

Following a referral you will receive a comprehensive report including a treatment plan

Services offered to healthcare professionals working with patients with an eating disorder/disordered eating:

• Nutritional assessment which includes an anthropometric, biochemical and clinical assessment as well as a quantitative and qualitative assessment of dietary intake ad eating disorder behaviours.
• Prevention and management of refeeding syndrome
• Psychoeducation about the short-term and long-term risks of an eating disorder
• Supporting patients experiencing symptoms of malnutrition
• Supporting patients with weight restoration
• Practical support including supported meals

Following a referral you will receive a comprehensive report including a treatment plan


If you have a patient that you feel would benefit from my services please get in touch with me at info@thebalanceddietitian.co.uk
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