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Outpatient dietetic services

Nutrition and dietetics

There are dietetic outpatient clinics for patients attending general medicine, gastroenterology, metabolic, obesity and paediatric outpatient clinics.

There are dietetic outpatient clinics for patients attending general medicine, gastroenterology, metabolic, obesity and paediatric outpatient clinics.

Dietitians work alongside consultants in a number of specialist clinics:

  • Diabetes, obesity and endocrine specialist dietitians – manage patients with diabetes, obesity and other endocrine conditions
  • Cardiology specialist dietitians – manage patients with cardiac problems
  • Metabolic specialist dietitians –manage patients with metabolic conditions
  • Paediatric specialist dietitians – are based on the neonatal, oncology, diabetic, ketogenic, gastroenterology, cystic fibrosis and metabolic clinics.
  • Renal specialist dietitians – are involved in conservative management of kidney disease, renal transplant, haemodialysis unit and continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) clinics.
  • Liver specialist dietitians – support patients with liver disease and following a liver transplant
  • Gastroenterology clinics – specific clinics for people with coeliac disease,  IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) or Inflammatory Bowel Disease (UC and Crohn’s disease), joint enteral feeding and gastroenterology patients
  • Oncology dietitians – manage patients with head and neck cancer, maxillo-facial outpatients and follow ups from general surgery

 Dietitians working at Addenbrooke's also provide outpatient services to clinical oncology, the Child Development Centre (CDC) and clinic 1A (genito-urinary and sexual health) and carry out domicilary visits for patients receiving home enteral nutrition.

Services are also provided to:

  • Home total parenteral nutrition (TPN) clinic
  • Meldreth Manor School
  • Cardiac rehabilitation programme