REMEDY : BNSSG referral pathways

Nutrition & Dietetics

Checked: 02-05-2017 by katy.kearley Next Review: 02-05-2018

Service Overview - Bristol Community Health

Please note that this service is only available to patients who are registered with a GP in North & West and Inner City and East locality only.

The Bristol Community Health dieticians provide nutrition advice to people who have conditions such as:

  • Diabetes

  • Irritable bowel syndrome

  • Coeliac disease

  • Food intolerances

  • Anaemia

  • Malnutrition and nutritional deficiencie

They also provide nutrition advice on other conditions.

The Diabetes and Nutrition dietitians run specific group education sessions for people with irritable bowel syndrome as well as carbohydrate awareness sessions for people with Type 1 diabetes. Patients and healthcare professionals can contact the team for more information on these courses.

Please see the Bristol Community Health - Diabetes and Nutrition Service website for more information.

Community Dietitians - South Gloucestershire

Please note that this service is only available to patients who are registered with a GP in the South Gloucestershire area

The South Gloucestershire nutrition and dietetic team provide expert advise to both patients and health care professional on Nutrition and dietetics . The team consists of 4 dietitians with Health professional council registration. They also have specialist qualifications in Diabetes,CHD, Obesity, Dietary Counselling skills, care of the elderly and enteral nutrition.

Refer using the Community Dietitians referral form.

Nutrition & Dietetics Service - Sirona

Please note that this service is only available to patients who are registered with a GP in the South Gloucestershire area

The Sirona Care & Health Nutrition & Dietetics Service work in the community and in hospitals to help people make dietary changes to prevent and treat nutrition relates disease, including:

  • Malnutrition

  • Diabetes

  • Gastrointestinal disorders

  • Food intolerances and allergies

  • Cancer

  • Swallowing difficulties

  • Weight management

They offer tailored advice and treatment to help improve patients health and lifestyle, either in a group session or on an individual basis. They also provide some nutrition training to healthcare professionals and work closely with other professionals to provide care in the community.

Referral Guidance - Sirona

Referrals to this service can be made by GPs or other healthcare professionals to the following address:

Nutrition & Dietetics Service

Yate Westgate Centre (Locality Office)

21 West Walk

Yate

Bristol

BS37 4AX

Tel: 01454 315 355 (option 2)

Dietetics - UHB

This service is provided by UHBristol. For details on accessing this service please see the referral criteria for the UHBristol Primary Care Adult Dietetic Service (South & West Bristol) (word doc).

Refer using the service's standard referral form (word doc)