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Adult Community Nutrition and Dietetics Service: WH


Whittington Health's Nutrition and Dietetics Service provides effective, evidence-based nutritional assessment, dietary advice and support to patients, their carers and staff involved in their care. The aim of the service is the prevention and/or treatment of nutrition-related conditions, helping local people live longer, healthier lives. 

A range of conditions are managed including obesity, diabetes, IBS and nutrition support.

For the latest referral form and patient information leaflets, see Downloads. 


Eligibility criteria


  • For full details, see referral form (See Downloads).
  • Summary of adult inclusion criteria: Malnutrition, nutrition support, pressure ulcers, type 2 diabetes, pre diabetes, diagnosed digestive issues (IBS), cardiovascular issues, weight management, diagnosed nutritional deficiencies.
  • Haringey paediatric patients (>18 months): Obesity >91st centile, constipation, fussy eating, failure to thrive, diagnosed single food allergy, diagnosed nutrient deficiency.


  • referrals with insufficient information to ascertain nutrition status (e.g. recent weight, weight history, height)
  • IBS referrals that have not completed the IBS referral proforma (see Downloads section)
  • type 1 diabetes/type 2 diabetes on insulin
  • children with complex special needs (autism/downs syndrome/learning disabilities)
  • adults with suspected or confirmed eating disorders

How to refer

EMIS form Download Form

Referral methods: EMIS managed referral

Download and complete referral form. 
e: arti.centralbooking@nhs.net

Referral queries

Central Bookings Team
e: arti.centralbooking@nhs.net
t: 020 3316 1111

Home enteral feeding patient queries
e: hef.whitthealth@nhs.net

Clinical enquiries
e: dietitians.whitthealth@nhs.net
t: 020 3316 8871


For Islington patients only

Those registered with an Islington GP can self-refer by completing an online form on the Whittington Health website.


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Review date: Thursday, 16 February 2023