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COVID-19 update:  Our hospital is still fully open for appointments and admissions, however visitors are not permitted.

Dietitians

At the GI Unit our dedicated dietitians are experts at assisting patients suffering from a range of gastrointestinal conditions. Dietary advice includes the recommendation of certain foods or drinks for patients based on the needs of their condition. Our Dietitians are all registered with the Health Professions Council and are all members of the British Dietetic Association.

Why might you need to see a dietition?

Patients who have digestive conditions or have undergone a surgical procedure that affects their digestive system will usually have special dietary requirements. Our team of dietitians work alongside and in conjunction with our consultants and other therapists to identify these requirements. Their specialist evidence-based dietary advice and written resources will help patients recover form surgery and manage their condition.

How a dietitian can help

  • Give you detailed information about nutrition
  • Assess your personal nutritional needs
  • Provide advice and recommendations if you have difficulties eating or swallowing
  • With loss of appetite
  • If you are currently underweight or overweight
  • If you have diabetes or any other medical conditions that require a special diet

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GI Clinic

The GI Unit is supported by a multidisciplinary team of medical and surgical consultants. Our expert team treats and supports patients with any gastrointestinal conditions.

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Patient information

Our Hospital is renowned for providing exemplary levels of care across more than 90 services. From orthopaedics, to urology, our private GP practice and Urgent Care Clinic, our services are led by some of London’s leading Consultants. For more information, and to find a service suitable for your care, find out more about the services that we offer.

Make an enquiry

If you have any questions relating to treatment options or pricing information, get in touch with us by filling out one of our contact boxes or giving us a call on 020 7078 3802.

Our Appointments Team have a dedicated and caring approach to finding you the earliest appointment possible with the best specialist.

If you are self-paying you don’t need a referral from your GP for a consultation. You can simply refer yourself* and book an appointment.

If you have health insurance (e.g. Bupa, Axa Health, Aviva), you will need to contact your insurer to get authorisation before any treatment, and in most cases you will also require a referral letter from your GP.

If you are not registered with a GP, we have an in-house private GP practice you can use. Alternatively, we can suggest the most appropriate course of action for you to take, given your location and individual circumstances.

*Please note – for investigations such as X-rays and MRIs, a referral will be required. However, we may be able to arrange this for you through our on-site private GP.

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