Nutrition and Dietetics

Our Nutrition and Dietetic service provides advice for adults and children regarding their nutrition, and also provides training and education for other health professionals to enable them to promote good nutrition.

The Nutrition and Dietetic Service provides community dietetic services across LLR, and comprises 3 teams, as follows:

The Home Enteral Nutrition Service team, providing monitoring and support for adults and children who require enteral tube feeding at home or in residential care settings.

The Primary care and mental health team, providing outpatient and domiciliary serivces, and input to community hospitals.

The public health team, which focuses on provision of weight management and prevention services that contribute to the reduction of obesity and related comorbidities, including diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Referral criteria

If you need to see a dietitian, your GP can arrange a referral to our services.

For further information see the Leicestershire Nutrition and Dietetic Service website.

Criteria exclusion

None stated.

How to access this service

Please access referral forms via the website.

What conditions do you cover

Conditions include malnutrition (and the problems contributing to malnutrition), overweight, cows milk protein intolerance, other food allergies and intolerances, faltering growth, coeliac disease, diabetes, irritable bowel and malabsorption.

Contact info

0116 222 7170


  • GP
  • self (weight management groups only tel: 0116 222 7154)
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