Nutrition & Dietetics

How our service can help you

The team provides tailored nutrition and dietetic advice to people aged 16 years old and over. We support them to improve their health by making the appropriate lifestyle and food choices. The team also provides assessment and treatment for those who need therapeutic diets and/or nutritional support. The wide range of the services we offer includes the following:

  • Nutritional support
  • Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
  • Gastroenterology conditions
  • Mental health problems.
  • Specialist home enteral feeding.

We provide services in a variety of settings across the county including GP practices, health centres, care homes, people's own homes, also on the phone or via the internet. We also run a number of group sessions for patients, including:

  • Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly diagnosed for those with Type 2 diabetes (DESMOND)
  • Peterborough dose adjustment course (PDAC) for those with Type 1 diabetes
  • iCAN course for those with diabetes to better understand carbohydrates
  • Carbohydrate counting course for those with type 1 Diabetes
  • FODMAP reintroduction groups 
  • Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation groups.

In addition, the team gives talks and provides training to other health care professionals about diet, nutrition and any related subjects, keeping up to date with the latest scientific research.

Other useful resources

General

High fibre diet- March 2019.pdf [pdf] 519KB

Up-to-date and easy-to-read guidance on a number of topics on nutrition can be found at the British Dietetic Associations web page

Diabetes

An intro to healthy eating for people with T2 diabetes Jan 21.pdf [pdf] 3MB
Low Carbohydrate Diet Plan for Type 2 Diabetes 07.02.2020.pdf [pdf] 470KB
Eating styles and strategies.pdf [pdf] 954KB
1800kcal eating plan.pdf [pdf] 2MB
Carbohydrates.pdf [pdf] 2MB
1500kcal eating plan.pdf [pdf] 2MB
Snack ideas 2020 complete.pdf [pdf] 413KB
Starting a GLP-1.pdf [pdf] 3MB
An Easy Guide for Your Main Meal (with meal ideas).pdf [pdf] 7MB
Education and Support of the Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Patient (training for healthcare professionals) 01.07.2021.pptx [pptx] 11MB
Education and Support of the Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Patient (training for healthcare professionals) 01.07.2021.pptx [pptx] 11MB

Other useful information on diabetes can be found at Diabetes UK

Nutritional support

How to Enrich Your Meals 04082017.pdf [pdf] 277KB
Quick and Easy High Energy Meals- Updated 07082017.pdf [pdf] 489KB
Eating well with a Reduced Appetite.pdf [pdf] 768KB
Homemade Supplements -24052018.pdf [pdf] 1MB
Tissue Viability- Updated 07082017.pdf [pdf] 483KB


Heart health

For useful information on Healthy Eating for Heart health.

Contact the service

Referral Information

  • Referrals can be made by GPs and other healthcare professionals.

    We look at all referrals to decide the most appropriate service for each one.

Is there access and support for patients and visitors with a disability?

  • Yes, our clinical bases are accessible. Please ring the team before your appointment to discuss any requirements.

How to cancel your appointment

  • This can be done by either telephoning or emailing us to cancel an appointment, giving as much notice as possible, so we can offer it to someone else.

Nutrition & Dietetics

How our service can help you

The team provides tailored nutrition and dietetic advice to people aged 16 years old and over. We support them to improve their health by making the appropriate lifestyle and food choices. The team also provides assessment and treatment for those who need therapeutic diets and/or nutritional support. The wide range of the services we offer includes the following:

  • Nutritional support
  • Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
  • Gastroenterology conditions
  • Mental health problems.
  • Specialist home enteral feeding.

We provide services in a variety of settings across the county including GP practices, health centres, care homes, people's own homes, also on the phone or via the internet. We also run a number of group sessions for patients, including:

  • Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly diagnosed for those with Type 2 diabetes (DESMOND)
  • Peterborough dose adjustment course (PDAC) for those with Type 1 diabetes
  • iCAN course for those with diabetes to better understand carbohydrates
  • Carbohydrate counting course for those with type 1 Diabetes
  • FODMAP reintroduction groups 
  • Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation groups.

In addition, the team gives talks and provides training to other health care professionals about diet, nutrition and any related subjects, keeping up to date with the latest scientific research.

Other useful resources

General

High fibre diet- March 2019.pdf [pdf] 519KB

Up-to-date and easy-to-read guidance on a number of topics on nutrition can be found at the British Dietetic Associations web page

Diabetes

An intro to healthy eating for people with T2 diabetes Jan 21.pdf [pdf] 3MB
Low Carbohydrate Diet Plan for Type 2 Diabetes 07.02.2020.pdf [pdf] 470KB
Eating styles and strategies.pdf [pdf] 954KB
1800kcal eating plan.pdf [pdf] 2MB
Carbohydrates.pdf [pdf] 2MB
1500kcal eating plan.pdf [pdf] 2MB
Snack ideas 2020 complete.pdf [pdf] 413KB
Starting a GLP-1.pdf [pdf] 3MB
An Easy Guide for Your Main Meal (with meal ideas).pdf [pdf] 7MB
Education and Support of the Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Patient (training for healthcare professionals) 01.07.2021.pptx [pptx] 11MB
Education and Support of the Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Patient (training for healthcare professionals) 01.07.2021.pptx [pptx] 11MB

Other useful information on diabetes can be found at Diabetes UK

Nutritional support

How to Enrich Your Meals 04082017.pdf [pdf] 277KB
Quick and Easy High Energy Meals- Updated 07082017.pdf [pdf] 489KB
Eating well with a Reduced Appetite.pdf [pdf] 768KB
Homemade Supplements -24052018.pdf [pdf] 1MB
Tissue Viability- Updated 07082017.pdf [pdf] 483KB


Heart health

For useful information on Healthy Eating for Heart health.

Contact the service

Referral Information

  • Referrals can be made by GPs and other healthcare professionals.

    We look at all referrals to decide the most appropriate service for each one.

Is there access and support for patients and visitors with a disability?

  • Yes, our clinical bases are accessible. Please ring the team before your appointment to discuss any requirements.

How to cancel your appointment

  • This can be done by either telephoning or emailing us to cancel an appointment, giving as much notice as possible, so we can offer it to someone else.

As a patient

As a patient, relative or carer using our services, sometimes you may need to turn to someone for help, advice, and support. 

Patient Advice and Liaison service  Contact the Trust