Dietetics, Children

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Whittington Health Community Paediatric Dietetics Service promote nutritional wellbeing, assessing, diagnosing and treating diet and nutrition-related problems by providing practical and safe advice based on current scientific evidence. 

Children's dietitians assess nutritional requirements, food intake and growth in times of health and disease, tailored to child's age, treatment and medical condition.

Children's dietitians work within the integrated service for disabed children, providing a multidisciplinary service to MOSAIC child development team, Swiss Cottage school, feeding clinic for children with complex feeding problems and general dietetic clinics (Gospel Oak, Belsize Priory, Hunter Street, Crowndale Health Centres).

 

For general weight-management services for children, please see Child Weight Management.


Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

All children and young people up to 18 years of age who are registered with a GP in Camden and need dietetics support.

See the paediatric dietetic referral criteria in Downloads.


How to Refer

GP referral by completing the single point of referral (SPOR) form.


Contact Details

Samantha Sargent (Community Paediatric Dietitian)

Kentish Town Health Centre, 2 Bartholomew Rd, London NW5 2BX

m: 07747 776441

e: samanthasargent@nhs.net

 

Sumaiya Wadiwala (Community Paediatric Dietitian)

Holloway Community Health Centre, 11 Hornsey St, London N7 8GG

m: 07766 258324

e: sumaiya.wadiwala@nhs.net