About Island Nutrition

Hannah Jones

MNutr (Master of Nutrition - Dietetics)

Managing Director and Chief Registered Dietitian at Island Nutrition

 

I am a UK qualified Registered Dietitian and Spouse of Bermudian. I obtained a Master of Nutrition (Dietetics) from the University of Nottingham in 2004. I am registered with the Health Professions Council in Bermuda, the UK and Ireland. I have lived in Bermuda for many years and am married to a fantastic Bermudian and we have three fabulous children. I enjoy any activity that involves being outdoors including sailing, walking, running (slowly!) and gardening.

I founded Island Nutrition in September 2015, after seeing a need for more community-based Dietetic care locally. I have worked with a broad spectrum of patients during my career, both adult and paediatric (children), including weight management, morbid obesity (including pre- and post-bariatric clients), high blood pressure, chronic kidney disease (with and without dialysis), bowel disorders, reflux, coeliac disease, Cystic fibrosis, failure to thrive, allergies/intolerances, oncology, modified textures for swallowing difficulties, nutrition support, home enteral feeding and home TPN. I liaise with other health care professionals both on island and overseas.

I love my work as a Registered Dietitian and am passionate about providing high quality nutritional care to clients, their families and health professionals to prevent and treat illnesses through diet and in a setting that is most appropriate to their needs.

As a Registered Dietitian I liaise with other agencies and health professionals (both acute and community based) to achieve optimal patient care e.g. GPs, other physicians, community nursing, financial assistance, schools, care homes and acute dietitians. I provide education and training sessions to a variety of people including staff at nursing and care homes, GPs and other health professionals.

I have experience in the development and implementation of large scale, city wide (population 466,000) care pathways and prescribing guidelines around malnutrition and a malnutrition screening tool.

In addition, I have a unique understanding about the nursing and care home setting, having grown up around them. I also worked part time as a care assistant (aide) from 1999-2004. In my youth I worked part time in the catering and housekeeping areas of nursing and care homes.

I have also worked and volunteered at two of Paul Newman’s Hole in the Wall Gang camps in both the US and Ireland. These camps are for children with life-threatening blood diseases and their families. Occasionally I assisted with meal planning/preparation for children with specialist therapeutic diets, for example seizures. 

I am committed to providing high quality Dietetics for the population here in Bermuda.

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Hanah Cannon

BSc (Hons) Dietetics

Registered Dietitian at Island Nutrition

Specialist areas - Gastroenterology, Hepatology and other digestive issues, Oncology, Nutrition support, Tube feeds, Diabetes, General Dietetics and Home visits

Delivers clinically proven X-PERT Prevention and Management of Diabetes group sessions

I am a UK born and educated Registered Dietitian, qualifying with a BSc in Dietetics from Leeds Metropolitan University in 2014. I am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council in both the UK  and Bermuda. 

As a lover of good food (especially good baking) a nutrition-based career was a natural choice. With a second love of travel and exploring, taking this career to Bermuda was not an opportunity to miss! When not in the office, you will likely catch me down at the beach with a book or trying to find a flatter running route.

 

I have a wide range of experiences to share with you.  In the UK I have worked in many specialist areas providing tailored nutrition advice to best suit you, as an individual. I have worked with clients to change their diet and lifestyles to improve management of diabetes, coeliac disease, kidney disease, irritable bowel syndrome and cardiac conditions.

I have worked in specialist centers in Leeds and Liverpool, helping to build people up nutritionally for surgery for bowel, liver, stomach or head & neck cancers as well as liver transplants. I have also cared for patients after operations, providing nutritional programs on critical care wards in hospital or dietary education about management of new stomas, wound healing and advice aiming to prevent recurrence of disease.

With so much nutritional advice available in newspapers, television or social media, its hard to know what to believe. As a registered dietitian, the advice you get from me will be clear and based on evidence, meaning it is safe and effective.

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Keelin Hankin

BSc (Hons) Dietetics

Registered Dietitian at Island Nutrition

Specialist areas - Renal disease (including Dialysis), Severe Obesity (including bariatrics), Teen Weight Management, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Sports Nutrition and General Dietetics

Delivers clinically proven X-PERT Prevention and Management of Diabetes group sessions

I graduated from Coventry university, England in 2015 with a Bsc honors in Dietetics. Although I am originally from Ireland, I have spent my dietetic career (before coming to Bermuda!) working in Leeds, England, in one of the largest teaching hospitals in Europe. I am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council in both the UK and Bermuda.

I have worked in both an inpatient and outpatient setting and have experience in providing a wide range of specialist diet advice. My most recent post was in surgical and oncology dietetics role. This role enabled me to follow oncology patients through their treatment pathway from chemotherapy to radiotherapy to surgery whilst providing nutritional support. I also supported a range of patients pre and post surgery including head and neck, upper gastrointestinal, pancreatic, urological and colorectal patients. I have experience in weight management, morbid obesity (including post bariatric surgery), chronic kidney disease, home enteral feeding, patients with high blood pressure and cholesterol levels. 

Prior to this I worked in in general medicine providing nutritional support, type 1 and type 2 diabetes advice. I then went on to work on the respiratory care unit seeing patients with complex respiratory conditions who required enteral feeding due to swallowing difficulties.
 

In my free time, I love staying active by exploring Bermuda’s scenic running routes or by going to a spin or pump exercise class! I have a keen interest in sports nutrition and am passionate about providing client centered advice that is tailored individually for you.

Hollie Cornick

BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Dietetics 

Registered Dietitian at Island Nutrition

Specialist areas: Paediatrics, Neurology, Palliative Care, Perioperative Nutrition, Critical Illness, Tube feeds and TPN, Gastroenterology, Maternal health, Women's health, Allergies/intolerance, gastroenterology and General Dietetics

I am a British and Bermudian Registered Dietitian, with over 14 years experience working in healthcare. I am registered with the Health Professions Council in the UK and Bermuda.  

I have gained varied clinical experience across a number of specialities, leading dietetic services in surgery, artificial nutrition support (tube feeding and TPN), critical care, gastroenterology, and palliative care. I recently undertook a short term Leadership Fellowship within the Neonatal ICU at a University Teaching Hospital in Zambia. I am always keen to take on new challenges and develop my expertise as a dietitian, and I am looking forward to supporting paediatric clients, as well as a variety of adults at Island Nutrition.

My interest in healthcare began after working as a Camp Counsellor at a summer camp in the US, for children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities. Following this, I trained and worked as a Pharmacy Technician in the UK, before completing a BSc in Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Chester, in which I graduated in 2013 with a first-class honours degree. I have subsequently worked in several Trusts within the UK National Health Service and also the fellowship in Zambia. Before relocating to Bermuda I had been working as a Critical Care Dietitian during the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK.

Aside from nutrition, I enjoy baking, yoga, live music, and I’ve recently started to learn how to sew and knit. I’m passionate about travel, wildlife, and the environment. I can’t wait to explore the island, immerse myself in the Bermudian way of life, and of course, soak up some sun! 

Leila Bateman

BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Dietetics 

Registered Dietitian at Island Nutrition

Specialist areas: Cardiovascular diseases (high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease), Pre-diabetes, Diabetes, hyperinsulinaemia, Renal disease (including Dialysis), health, Sports nutrition, Eating disorders and General Dietetics

Delivers clinically proven X-PERT Prevention and Management of Diabetes group sessions

I graduated from London Metropolitan University, with a First-Class BSc Honours Degree for

Nutrition and Dietetics in 2018. I am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council in

the UK and Bermuda as well as the British Dietetics Association.

My interest in nutrition began during my career as a chef and developed further whilst working as

a personal trainer. I’m passionate about utilising a holistic approach to health and wellbeing which

is client centred, drawing upon my diverse professional experience.

I have worked in a number of Dietetic specialities in both acute and community settings. My role as a Specialist Renal Dietitian enabled me to develop extensive skills working with individuals on

dialysis (haemo and peritoneal), kidney transplants and pre- dialysis. I have also worked with a Diabetes Prevention Programme in London, working with clients to reduce their risk of developing diabetes as well as those who have been recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Additionally, I have experience in providing enteral nutrition in neuro rehabilitation settings, weight management advice (including pre and post bariatric surgery), cardiac rehab group courses, nutritional management in pancreatic cancer and nutrition in end of life care. I also have experience in general dietetics such as providing nutrition support for inpatients and those in the community.

I have a keen interest in sports nutrition, plant-based diets and women’s health nutrition for issues

such as Polycystic ovary syndrome. I strive to stay up to date with new nutrition research and

guidelines, providing evidenced-based advice to my clients.

Outside of work I like to keep active with Muay Thai and exploring the great outdoors. I’m a lover

of great food, good music and travel, so a career in Bermuda was a perfect match!