The Nutrition and Dietetic service at Mid Yorkshire NHS Hospitals Trust provides a service to our inpatients treated within three hospital sites and outpatients who are referred through our consultant led services and GPs.
Registered Dietitians are the only qualified health professionals that assess, diagnose and treat diet and nutrition problems.
Dietitians work at all three of our hospitals:
There is a community service across NHS Wakefield and the north area of NHS Kirklees. If you would like to see a Dietitian, please talk to your GP or Consultant about being referred.
The core department hours are 8.30am to 4.30pm.
Within our Department we have Dietitians working across a range of specialities including:
- Gastroenterology (including Coeliac Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Irritable Bowel Disease)
- Critical care
- Paediatrics (Including allergies, metabolics, faltering growth)
- Weight management
- Home enteral feeding (feeding through a tube inserted into the nose or abdomen)
- Spinal injuries
- Nutrition support
- Weight management
The paediatric diabetes team at Mid Yorkshire Teaching NHS Trust provide support to children and young people under the care of the diabetes team.
Feedback from “Cook and eat” sessions with young people with type 1 diabetes
I'm more confident to cook from scratch
A fun way to bring awareness to diabetes.
They made cooking fun!
The staff were amazing.
Patient feedback to a Specialist Gastro Dietitian
Your initial explanation was so clear despite it’s complexity. It is not an exaggeration to say that following this diet has changed my life. Thank you for your knowledge, expertise and the enthusiastic way you conveyed the information to me.
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