Nutrition and Dietetics

Who is the service for?

This team provides face to face consultations for infants and children aged 0 to 16 years.

Referrals are accepted from Consultants, ward nursing staff and Speech and Language Therapists.

The team will see children with diabetes, tube feeds, allergies, faltering weight, nutritional deficiencies or other conditions requiring a special diet.

What does the service provide?

The Nutrition and Dietetic service aims to:

  • Assess current dietary intake
  • Provide individual advice and adapt current diets to meet dietary requirements, taking into account therapeutic needs
  • Educate and support children and their parents/carers on the management of their therapeutic diet

Who will patients meet?

Angela Lister- provides a service to ROH neonatal unit and children’s ward as well as outpatient clinics

Claire Whitham- provides a service to ROH children’s ward, children with diabetes and outpatient clinics

Victoria Metzger-provides a service to children with diabetes at ROH and general outpatients at ROH

Ana Nikiforovski- provides a service to NMGH neonatal unit and children’s ward as well as outpatient clinics. Also provides a service to the family clinic

Debra Davidson- provides a service to children with diabetes at NMGH and general outpatients at NMGH

Misbah Haider- provides a service to children with diabetes at RI and general outpatients at RI and FGH

When is the service available?

The Nutrition Support Team works 8.30am - 4.30pm, Monday – Friday.

Where is the service provided?

The service is provided for inpatients on:

Neonatal Units at NMGH and ROH

Children’s wards at NMGH and ROH

Outpatients clinics at:

TROH Children’s Outpatients Marjorie Lees Unit, Main Drive

NMGH Children’s Outpatients, Block I, level 2

FGH Children’s Outpatients

RI Children’s Outpatients Level 

Contact details

Department of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Royal Oldham Hospital

Level -1, J block

Rochdale Rd

Oldham

OL1 2JH

0161 778 5612

Department of Nutrition and Dietetics

Fairfield General Hospital

Ground Floor, Fairfield House

Rochdale Rd

Bury BL9 7TD

0161 778 2698

 

Department of Nutrition and Dietetics

North Manchester General Hospital

Delauneys Rd

Manchester

M8 5RB

0161 720 2331

 

Department of Nutrition and Dietetics

Rochdale Infirmary

Whitehall Street

Rochdale

OL12 0NB

01706 901725

Practical information

Please bring to your appointment:

Your child health record (Red Book)

Key staff/consultants

Mrs Zoe Cook

Professional head of Dietetics

Mrs Janet Comer

Paediatric Dietetic Service Lead