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Department of Nutrition and Dietetics

Our Mission

  • We aim to provide specialised appropriate nutrition and dietetic therapy, which is evidence-based.
  • Treatment is delivered as part of the multidisciplinary team approach to patient care.
  • We strive to enhance patient care by providing nutrition education to all relevant staff and through research, audit and evaluation.
  • We endeavour to empower patients by becoming involved in managing their care
  • We value dignity and respect for patients, carers, and staff. We appreciate each individuals personal situation (e.g. culture, beliefs, values, abilities and limitations)
  • We encourage and foster the development of the profession through student training and continuous professional development for staff

Service Provision

We provide nutrition support and dietary education to inpatients, out-patients and those attending day care. Referrals are made via the medical team.

General OPD consultations are by appointment only. A reminder is sent to all patients 7 10 days in advance, to prevent patients missing their appointment.

Opening hours:

Phones are attended between 08.00 and 16.00

Dietitians are available between 8.00 17.00

Staff contact details

The department can be contacted by phoning 01- 2214225 (Direct line/voice-mail)