Adult Nutrition and Dietetic service
On this page:
For any acute paediatric nutrition and dietetic enquires click here.
Main telephone number
Tel: 020 8725 3049 and 020 8725 0485
Extension: 3049 and 0485
Acute Nutrition and Dietetic Services
St George’s Hospital
1st Floor Lanesborough Wing
St George’s Hospital
Tel: 020 8725 3049 or 020 8725 0485
For community Nutrition and Dietetic services information please click here.
The adult dietetic team based at St Georges Hospital consists of 40 dietitians, providing acute hospital and outpatient services over a variety of specialties.
St George’s Hospital Dietetic Team operate a 9-5pm Monday-Friday service with some evening clinics in certain specialities.
There is no dietetic weekend service available for adults or paediatrics.
Treatments and services offered by service
St George’s Hospital dietetic team provides inpatient and outpatient services integrated within different specialist areas including renal disease, diabetes, acute medical, gastroenterology, neurology, stroke, haematology, oncology, HIV, infectious diseases, cardiology, trauma, bariatric and general surgery.
Acute dietetic outpatient referrals (based at St George’s hospital)
- Adult dietetic appointments are not currently available on the Choose and Book system
- A letter from a GP/Consultant/Specialist nurse or other health care professional – please post this to the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Lanesborough Wing
– Please address to dietetic department
– Send to:
the referral addresses at the top of this page
put in the internal post to dietetic department Lanesborough wing
or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please see the table below for our referral criteria, please note this is not an exhaustive list:
|Reason||Inclusion Criteria||Exclusion Criteria|
|Weight loss – high BMI||Specialist Bariatric Dietitians:
|· Active eating disorders – binge eating, compulsive eating disorder, bulimia, night eating disorder etc. All of the above require specialist psychology treatment prior to accessing diet therapy service.
· Local counselling services can be found through IAPT in your borough. This is a self-referral process.
|Diabetes||Specialist Diabetes Dietitians will review the following if patient is under the care of Diabetes Consultant at Thomas Addison Unit:
|Cardiovascular and Metabolic||
Specialist Gastro Dietitians:
All of the above if under a St Georges Hospital Gastroenterologist
|Surgery||Patients under a GI surgeon requiring nutrition support and dietary manipulation for GI symptom management.||Patients not under a St Georges Hospital GI surgeon|
|Renal||If under a Renal Consultant clinic at St George’s Hospital AND:
|Oncology||If under a St Georges Hospital Oncologist
|Head and Neck||If under the St George’s Hospital Head and Neck team
St George’s Hospital Acute Dietetic Team accept referrals for patients of all ages provided they are registered with a G.P in the U.K.
Please note that both our community and hospital dietetic services do not accept referrals for eating disorders. Referrals for eating disorders should be addressed to Springfield Hospital if you require a Dietitian for this purpose.
Eating Disorders Service:
South West London & St. George’s Mental Health NHS Trust
Ground Floor, Building 1, Springfield University Hospital
61 Glenburnie Road, London SW17 7DJ