Going on the Critical Care ward rounds in the morning, seeing patients and devising tube feeding or IV nutrition plans. I also speak to the more awake patients and help them transition and build up their oral dietary intake.
Talking to the patients and helping them make healthy eating choices.
Working with patients who have Cystic Fibrosis during clinic appointments and also during hospital admissions. I aim to guide and support patients to manage their nutrition needs. I work as part of a team with other healthcare professionals to provide holistic care.
Being able to work with patients over a long period of time to help them achieve their goals.
I joined the Trust in August 2017, in my first dietetic role!
I see a variety of different patients. I spend the majority of my time helping speed up a patient's recovery from cardiac or thoracic surgery, or building a patient's strength prior to surgery. I am also involved in ensuring transplant patients heal well, have a reduced infection risk and avoid transplant rejection.
Being a part of a patient's treatment, by building up their strength and oral intake to get them home safely.