Main telephone number:
020 8401 3000

Nutrition and Dietetic Service

Woman with meal at bedside

The Dietetic Department provides effective nutritional assessment, dietary advice and support to patients, their carers and all staff involved in patient care. 

The Dietitians work as part of the multidisciplinary team in the acute and community setting. 

Dietitians have the professional knowledge and expertise to assess a patients nutritional needs and to recommend appropriate evidence based nutrition therapy and care plans. 

Dietetic input will aim to prevent and correct nutrition related symptoms and/or disease.

Our team provides expertise in a wide range of specialities including:


  • Diabetes
  • Cardiology
  • Renal
  • Critical Care
  • Gastroenterology
  • Neurology
  • Stoke
  • Elderly Care
  • Nutrition Support
  • Obesity
  • Cancer
  • Paediatrics
  • Mental Health. 

The team is currently developing new services in:

  • Nutritional support
  • IBD
  • Maternity




What do I do if I haven’t received my appointment yet?

The department aims to send out appointment letters within 5 working days of referral. If however you have not received an appointment letter please contact the dietetic receptionist on 020 8401 3096. You may be required to leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible.

What do I do if I want to change or cancel an appointment?

If your appointment is not convenient please call the dietetic receptionist on 020 8401 3096.

If you have to cancel your appointment, we kindly ask that you provide us with 24 hours notice. If you do not attend an appointment without cancelling or contacting the department this may result in you having to obtain another referral.

What should I bring to my appointment?

You may be sent a Food Diary to complete with your appointment letter. If so please bring this to your first appointment.

What time should I arrive for my appointment?

Outpatient clinics are often busy and it is helpful if you arrive 10 minutes before or on time for your appointment to ensure the clinic runs to time for all patients.

Contact Us

The dietetic department at Croydon Univeristy Hospital is located in the green section of the Woodcroft wing.

We are open 9 am to 5pm Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays.

Department number: 020 8401 3096

Department Fax: 020 8401 3598

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