Type of session

In person
Home visit

Ms Lisa Louise McDonagh

Company name:
Feeding Focus
Contact address:
March, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom

Lisa qualified from the University of Nottingham in 2015 with Masters degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, she is a neonatal, paediatric and mental health specialist.

Lisa currently works both in private practice and for the NHS working across tier 4 mental health  inpatient units for children and adolescents.

She has worked in acute care across three major university teaching hospitals which has given her an excellent grounding and knowledge base within the speciality of paediatrics. She has spent time working in public health in paediatric and maternal healthcare. Lisa now spends her NHS time working with young people with ARFID, eating disorders and feeding difficulties associated with ADHA and autism.

​Prior to training as a dietitian Lisa worked across East Amber Valley providing breastfeeding support to families, it is her love for good nutrition and supporting the family unit that lead her to train in the field of dietetics. She is passionate about breastfeeding, she has 20 years experience supporting breastfeeding families and is dual trained as an international board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC).

Lisa prefers to dedicate the majority of her time to neonatal and paediatric care and is able to treat patients with a wide range of clinical conditions such as poor growth, breastfeeding issues,  chronic lung disease, cardiac conditions, genetic conditions, coeliac disease, cancer, reflux, cow's milk protein allergy, neuro-disability, poor feed tolerance and complex feeding issues, ARFID, eating disorders and mental health conditions.

Providing good nutrition to support growth and development is very important to Lisa, she has a keen interest in ARFID, blended diet via gastrostomy, caring for ex preterm babies, supporting breastfeeding families and children with complex feeding issues.
​Lisa is also qualified as an advanced SOS feeding therapist.

If you would like to speak about how Lisa can help support your family please do get in touch.