Community Children’s Early Years Nutrition & Dietetics Service

Nutrition and dietetics service

Treating children with a wide range of weight and eating conditions

The children's general outpatient dietitians see a wide range of conditions including:

  • weight faltering
  • underweight (excluding known eating disorders)
  • selective eating problems including in autistic spectrum disorders (if severe please consider referral to the specialist feeding clinic)
  • food allergy/intolerance (if multiple/severe food allergy, please refer to our specialist allergy service)
  • overweight and obesity
  • mineral/vitamin deficiencies, for example anaemia
  • constipation.

We offer specialised skills for:

  • assessing the need for dietary input and management
  • designing an individual plan to meet these individual needs
  • assessing and monitoring growth and nutrition.