Adult Community Nutrition and Dietetics Service

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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, please see the Downloads section to the right. 


Eligibility criteria


  • For full details, please see referral form (See Downloads section).
  • 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

Referral methods: EMIS managed referral

Please use referral form (see Downloads section).

Referral queries

Central Bookings Team:
t: 020 3316 1111

Home enteral feeding patient queries:

Clinical enquiries:
t: 020 3316 8871


For Islington patients only

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


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