Nutrition and Dietetics

 

What do Dietitians do?

Dietitians translate up to date evidence based public health and scientific research on food, health and disease into practical guidance to enable patients to make appropriate lifestyle and food choices.

They treat a range of medical conditions with dietary therapy, specially tailored to each individual. You can be referred to a Dietitians from your GP, Consultant or other recognised health professionals such as a Specialist Nurse, Speech Therapist or District Nurse. 

Where do we work?

Dietetic services are offered across Morecambe Bay in acute hospitals, outreach clinics, health centres, patients’ homes and social care settings. 

Who might benefit from seeing a Dietitian?

Dietitians working on a one-to-one basis, in groups, or part of a wider health team can help improve your health and lifestyle if:

How can you contact us?

Furness General Hospital (FGH) Dietetics - 01229 403968 
Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI) Dietetics - 01524 583803
Queen Victoria Community Centre (QVC) Dietetics - 01524 519551


Updated November 2018

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