The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics provides a comprehensive inpatient and outpatient service to patients attending St. Vincent’s Private Hospital. It is staffed by highly trained and qualified dietitians who are registered members of the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute, the professional organisation for dietitians in Ireland.
Our goal is to improve the health and wellbeing of patients through nutrition intervention and to provide up to date, evidence-based advice. The department is also actively involved in and committed to, clinical audit and quality improvement.
Dietary advice may be necessary for patients who require nutrition support i.e. patients who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition. Therapeutic diets for the management of certain conditions e.g. for diabetes, coeliac disease, renal disease. Preventative diets e.g. for heart disease, weight management, impaired glucose tolerance.
Appointment and Referral information
A GP or consultant referral is required. We aim to provide patients with an outpatient appointment within a week of referral.
For informal enquiries, please contact Una Gilligan, Dietitian Manager: Tel : (01) 260 9304
Inpatient service: Mon to Fri: 08.00 – 17.00
Outpatient service: Mon to Thu: 14.00 – 16.00, Sat: 08.00 – 11.00
Tel : (01) 263 8884
- Irish Nutrition & Dietetic Institute
- Irish Kidney Association
- Irish Heart Foundation
- The Coeliac Society of Ireland
- Diabetes Federation of Ireland
- Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland
- Irish Cancer Society
- Health Promotion Unit
- Food Safety Promotion Board
- Irish Society for Colitis and Crohn’s disease
- Irish Food Allergy Network
- Age action
- Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland