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Nutrition and Dietetics - Paediatric

Service provides advice for children and their families on dietary matters. This can be general healthy eating advice or advice for particular medical needs.

Examples of medical conditions requiring dietary advice are:

  • Allergy and Food intolerance
  • Coeliac disease
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Diabetes
  • Faltering growth
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Kidney problems
  • Liver problems
  • Metabolic conditions
  • Overweight and obesity
  • Swallowing problems which affect dietary intake

Children and young people who receive nutrition via an NG tube, PEG tube, Button or similar will have a dietitian looking after their nutritional needs

Who to contact

Contact Name
Katy McMillan
Contact Position
Team lead Dietitian for HEN and Paediatrics
01522 597765
01522 573418

Where to go

Lincoln County Hospital
Greetwell Road

Time / Date Details

Time of day

Other Details


Age Ranges
0-5 (toddlers)
6-12 (pre-teens)
13+ (young people)
Referral required
Professional Referral
Referral Details

We require a referral from a doctor either GP or consultant

We can soon provide forms that could be prefilled by other health professionals e.g. Health visitors and then signed by a GP. Or a Professional may write a  letter stating that the GP is aware of, and is happy for the referral to be made to us

Letters should include a detailed history of the problem prompting the referral, past medical history, previous weight and height history.

Other notes

Young adults over 16/18 years are usually seen by the dietitians in the Adults service

Local Offer

Local Offer


Experience with:

  • ADHD                                      
  • Autism                                    
  • Cerebral Palsy                      
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • PKU
  • Coeliac disease
  • Diabetes
SEN Provision Type

This service is listed for your information. Its inclusion on the Family Services Directory does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by Lincolnshire County Council. For more information, go to Terms & Conditions

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