The Gastroenterology & Nutrition Support Team comprises a Team leader, band 6 senior Gastroenterology / Nutrition Support Dietitians, Dietetic Assistant Practioners and some of the junior Dietitians, who work within the general team. The Team provides a Dietetic service across all 3 sites to Critical Care, Gastroenterology and General surgery, including colorectal surgery and all non cancer upper GI surgery.
We are also members of the Trust Nutrition Team managing the care of patients receiving Parenteral Nutrition. The senior members of the team support junior colleagues and other teams with their specialist knowledge of enteral feeding, delivering attachments, mentoring and overseeing peer review for newly qualified staff. They provide Nutrition training for nursing and medical staff.
Please contact us on 0121 424 3674 for more information.
www.nacc.org.uk (Crohns and colitis uk)
www.coeliac.org.uk (Coeliac disease)
www.iasupport.org.uk (ileostomy and internal pouch support group)
www.drinkaware.co.uk/liverdisease (all diseases of the gut)
www.ibsnetwork.org (irritable bowel syndrome)
www.pinnt.com (for patients on enteral or parenteral feeding at home)