Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics Service

Providing advice and support on specialist nutrition for children and adults.

Central Appointments Team

Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital

0300 123 0861

King Edward Avenue, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 6EB

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

Who we are

We are a team of specialists helping patients with nutrition and dietetics.

We provide advice and support on a wide range of general and specialist nutritional areas for children and adults. We help patients with a wide range of conditions including malnutrition; allergies and food intolerances; gastrointestinal conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, crohns disease, ulcerative colitis and coeliac disease; diabetes; nutrition during cancer treatment; weight management; nutritional deficiencies and lipid modification.

We run outpatient appointments at venues across Kent. Locations include:

  • Ashford
  • Canterbury
  • Deal
  • Dover
  • Faversham
  • Folkestone
  • Hawkhurst
  • Herne Bay
  • Maidstone
  • New Romney
  • Sevenoaks
  • Tenterden
  • Thanet
  • Tonbridge
  • Tunbridge Wells
  • Whitstable

We visit community hospitals, nursing and residential care homes.

We provide in-patient care at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital in Margate and at the William Harvey Hospital in Ashford.

How do you use this service?

You need to be referred by a GP or healthcare professional

 

Helpful links

Health information and advice     Explore Kent (KCC)     British Heart Foundation
BBC Radio Kent Broadcast from Sheppey Community Hospital about PEAT scores for Patient Food
The British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition     The British Dietetic Association
British Nutrition Foundation     Cancer Research UK     Coeliac UK     Diabetes UK     Eatsafe
Eatwell     Food Standards Agency     Health Professional Council     Kent Cardiovascular Network
NICE Guidelines     The Nutrition Society

Your stories

Your comments

August 2017
Canterbury

Helpful, efficient and reliable. (Oncology Dietitian)

August 2017
Canterbury

I very much appreciate the professionalism of all staff I have come into contact with. Also, all staff very positive, supportive and encouraging. (Oncology Dietitian)

August 2017
Ashford

Very helpful and informative. (Paediatric Dietitian)

July 2017
Ashford

Excellent care. (Oncology Dietitian)

July 2017
Abbey Court

Very helpful and gave sound knowledge to ensure I care for my daughter properly.

July 2017
Canterbury

Staff and service perfect. (Oncology Dietitian)

July 2017
Ashford

It is reassuring to know what we need to do and that we are doing the right thing. (Paediatric Dietitian)

July 2017
Broadstairs

She was caring and really good with ideas. (Paediatric Dietitian)

July 2017
Abbey Court

Very helpful. Good with my daughter, language she understood. (West Kent Paeds)

June 2017
Abbey Court

I felt it was very indepth, was listened to and understood all that was told - good advice. (West Kent Paeds)

May 2017
Abbey Court

Very good advice and understood my son's difficulties with ASD. (West Kent Paeds)

March 2017
Abbey Court

Very appreciative that we were seen so quickly. The advice was tremendous - what a great and helpful service. (West Kent Paeds)

March 2017
Abbey Court

Lovely service, no waiting. Received loads of useful and helpful advice. (West Kent Paeds)

February 2017
Abbey Court

Very helpful conversation, helped put mind at rest. (West Kent Paeds)

February 2017
Abbey Court

Very lovely lady. Brilliant bedside manner. (West Kent Paeds)

February 2017
Deal

I was listened to and advised with understanding. (Diabetes and Obesity Dietitians )

January 2017
Abbey Court

Helpful, kind, not judgemental. (West Kent Paeds)

December 2016
Abbey Court

Dietitian was incredibly helpful and responsive. (West Kent Paeds)

December 2016
Abbey Court

Fantastic. Informative. Practical advice. (West Kent Paeds)

November 2016
Abbey Court

Dietitian so knowledgeable, professional, warm, helpful, good listener, practical advice, really fantastic. (West Kent Paeds)

November 2016
Abbey Court

They are wonderful professionals. They always give me necessary attention.

October 2016
West Kent Paeds, Abbey Court

So grateful for all the helpful advice and kind support. Really pleased to have met Karen.

September 2016
(West Kent Paeds) Abbey Court

I got an enormous amount of helpful advice and suggestions to improve my son's diet.

August 2016
Abbey Court

I am really impressed with the service I have received. (West Kent Paeds)

July 2016
Abbey Court

Karen was extremely thorough and helped with the issues I raised. (West Kent Paeds)

June 2016
Abbey Court

Very informative. Reassuring. (West Kent Paeds)

May 2016
West Kent Paeds, Abbey Court

Great help with my son's diet needs.

April 2016
Deal

My appointment today has given me help in dealing with my condition and has put my mind at rest about a number of issues. (Diabetes and Obesity Dietitians)

April 2016
Tonbridge

Efficient and thorough, answered questions clearly. (West Kent Paeds)

January 2016

Thank you for all the support I have received. It really does make a positive difference. (Diabetes and Obesity Dietitians, Deal)

January 2016

It will help you have better health and life style. (Folkestone)

January 2016

Karen provided excellent advice. Was very kind and is obviously very skilled in dealing with this type of case. (West Kent Paeds, Tunbridge Wells)