Dietitians are qualified and regulated health professionals that assess, diagnose and treat dietary and nutritional problems at an individual and wider public-health level.

Ticked checklist - diet, relationship with food and wider health and wellbeing

They work with healthy people as well as people with health problems in a variety of settings from hospitals to people’s homes. They work with people across the whole age range from planning for a baby to older adults. They can also work in the food industry, workplace, catering, education, sport and the media.

This film shows you more about what dietitians do:

Dietitians can provide healthy eating advice and recipes as well as advice on eating for recovery from illness – including COVID 19 and Cancer –  and help inform and educate about Diabetes and other long term conditions.

The Related Information section on the right hand side of this page will signpost you to further information.

If after viewing these pages you feel you would benefit from a referral to see a dietitian, please either speak to your GP or complete this self referral form.

A wide range of resources for nutrition information related to children is also available.

Contact details

University Hospital of Wales
Tel: 029 2074 4294

University Hospital Llandough
Dietetic Services at Barry Hospital and Rookwood Hospital
Tel: 029 2071 5281 

The Community Adult Dietetic and Paediatric Service, based at Riverside Health Centre
Tel: 029 2090 7681


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