Dietetics

QVH’s dietitians promote nutritional well-being, treat disease and prevent nutrition related problems, serving both QVH inpatients and the local community.

The team hold clinics in the community and in QVH outpatients and offer the Weight & Shape plan – a weight management course based at Edenbridge Hospital and at QVH.

We can accept any referral that meets our referral criteria across the locality. The department will accept referrals for:

  • Active inflammatory bowel disease
  • Diabetes reviews
  • Dysphagia
  • Faltering growth
  • Food intolerance/allergies
  • Gastrointestinal disorders (IBS, diverticulitis, constipation, gall stones)
  • Hyperlipidaemia
  • Malabsorption,
  • Malnutrition (Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool score 2)
  • Newly diagnosed diabetes, type 1 & 2
  • Newly diagnosed coeliac disease
  • Nutritional assessment
  • Vitamins, minerals, supplements
  • Weight management

How to make a referral

To self-refer to our service please complete this form. If you are a healthcare professional wanting to make a referral please use this form. The relevant form should be completed, scanned and returned  by email to qvh.dieticians@nhs.net or sent by post addressed to Nutrition & Dietetic Department, Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Holtye Road, East Grinstead, RH19 3DZ. A copy of our referral criteria can be found here.

Weight management self referral form

To qualify you must have a BMI of 30kg/m2 with no co-morbidities or a BMI of 28kg/m2 with co-morbidities (i.e. diabetes, heart disease, hyperlipidaemia). Please complete form and email to the team at qvh.dieticians@nhs.net