I have over 34 years of continuous and rewarding service in the N HS
I qualified with a Nutrition and Dietetics degree in 1988 with further qualifications in Paediatrics tier 1, C&G Teaching stage. Before entering the dietetic profession, worked as a care nurse in a private nursing home.
I have a great deal of experience in the following:
Weight gain and Nutrition Support,
Care of the elderly,
Women's and Men's health,
Social media, some TV and radio
My Key skills and work experience include:
Group education programs: Asian Type 2 Diabetes (able to speak URDU and Hindi ASIAN DESMOND), Type 2 Diabetes education in Lincolnshire (spotlight) and in Wales (DESMOND), lipid lowering, impaired glucose tolerance, cardiac rehabilitation, hospital staff, pregnancy, mother and baby, schools, elderly, and weight loss groups.
Media work -in 2006 was a guest on the BBC Wales radio with Jamie Owen for advice on weight loss for adults, questions and answers session and salt reduction for children. Recently with Mathew Pritchard Dirty vegan 14.1.19 BBC TV Wales on children breakfast and using Tempeh and 17.1.20 on vegan meal ideas for active older person and benefit of omega 3 fats.
Clinical -I have worked in specialist posts in Paediatric, Diabetes, Nutritional support, Care of the elderly, gastroenterology, Liver, and renal disease, antenatal, health promotion and community dietetics. Current in adult weight management for the N H S and seeing private BUPA and cancer patients fact to face or online .
Advice for the ethnic minority- throughout 34 years as a Dietitian, able to use my bilingual skills (understands Urdu/Hindi) to address the nutritional needs of the ethnic minority in both 1:1 consultation and group setting.
Producing up-to-date nutrition resources for my clients, Creating adult weight management website
Nutrition support- Throughout my clinical experience I have seen patients requiring nutritional support in hospital, community at G.P surgeries, home visits and nursing homes. Now working with Rutherford cancer care in Wales and England seeing patients before, during and after treatment.
Learning Disability- Currently working with five private homes seeing clients supporting staff and help designing and analyse menus.
Have Continuing professional development record , Currently undergoing ACT online training .
I am known as Tabby who has a friendly approachable personality that puts patients, from varied background and cultures, at ease. My advice is Patient centred.
I am compassionate, a good listener and a registered health care professional who cares for your health.