Who to see at Island Nutrition

At Island Nutrition is always striving to improve access to high quality Nutritional care and this to this end we each practice within our specialist areas.

 

All of our Dietitians are fully qualified and have a broad range of experience.

 

In order to provide optimal patient care we direct referrals to the most appropriate Dietitian, with the highest level of expertise and experience in their specific practice and interest areas, along with General Dietetics.

 

Patients can be seen in our centrally located clinic, in their own homes, residential/nursing homes, schools or other location

We offer X-PERT Prevention and Management of Diabetes group education. This course is validated and proven through clincal research study. 

In addition the expert Dietitians at Island Nutrition have developed an evidence-based, individualised, 12 week 1:1 Medical Nutrition program including structured education and weekly support clients in achieving control of their condition and improve their health.

We have regular scales, Tanita body analysis scales and wheelchair accessible scales for our clients

 

Island Nutrition is an SHB approved provider for Medical Nutrition.

This means NO COPAYS for clients to see one of our experienced Registered Dietitians!

 

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Hanah Cannon, BSc (Hons), RD

  • Gastrointestinal and digestive issues - Diverticular disease, irritable bowel syndrome including low FODMAP, Coeliac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, bowel obstruction, constipation, diarrhoea, lactose intolerance and GERD

  • Liver and pancreatic disease - Fatty liver, compensated & decompensated liver failure, cancers, pancreatitis, pancreatic enzyme replacement

  • Oncology

  • Surgery - pre-surgical nutrition support/preparation, post-surgical nutrition support, nutrition for wound healing

  • Colostomy and ileostomy management including high outputs

  • Nutrition support (including unintentional weight loss, wound healing and cancers)

  • Tube feeding

  • Prediabetes 

  • Geriatrics

  • Home visits (including nursing homes)

  • X-PERT Prevention and Management of Diabetes group education

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Keelin Hankin, BSc (Hons), RD 

  • Renal/Kidney disease (including Chronic Kidney Disease, ESRD, Dialysis)

  • Weight management (including teenagers and young adults)

  • Cardiovascular diseases (including hypertension, dyslipidaemia, fatty liver, hyperinsulinaemia)

  • Severe/Morbid obesity (BMI 40+)

  • Bariatric surgery

  • Prediabetes

  • GERD

  • Urology e.g. Kidney stones

  • Learning disabilities

  • Swallowing problems

  • Nutrition support (including unintentional weight loss and COPD)

  • Interest in sports nutrition

  • X-PERT Prevention and Management of Diabetes group education

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Adrienne Radcliff Hefner, MSc, BSc, RD

  • General paediatrics

  • Early childhood nutrition

  • Failure to Thrive

  • Weaning

  • Fussy eaters

  • Gastrointestinal issues

  • Food sensitivities, Allergies and intolerance

  • Behavioural issues (including ADHD and Autism)

  • Paediatric weight management

  • Paediatric Cardiovascular diseases (including hypertension, fatty liver, hyperinsulinaemia)

  • Maternal nutrition (TTC, pregnancy, gestational diabetes, lactation)

  • Women's health (including PCOS)

  • Adult weight management

  • Adult Cardiovascular diseases (including hypertension, dyslipidaemia, fatty liver, hyperinsulinaemia)

  • Diabetes

  • Chronic Kidney Disease

  • Home visits (including paediatrics and nursing homes)

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Leila Bateman, BSc (Hons), RD 

  • Adult Cardiovascular diseases (high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease)

  • Older teens Cardiovascular diseases

  • Diabetes (Type I and II)

  • Pre-diabetes 

  • Fatty liver

  • Hyperinsulinaemia

  • Renal/Kidney disease (including low clearance, Chronic Kidney Disease, ESRD, Dialysis)

  • Weight management, including severe/morbid obesity (BMI 40+) 

  • Womens health (including PCOS, breast cancer)

  • Sports nutrition

  • Mental health

  • Eating disorders 

  • X-PERT Prevention and Management of Diabetes group education