Nutrition & Dietetics - Community Paediatric Dietitians - Heywood, Middleton, Rochdale (HMR) Community

The team provides face to face consultations for infants and children aged 0 to 16 years living in the borough of Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale. The team provides a service to young people up to the age of 19 in Special Schools

We accept referrals from Community Paediatricians, GP, Health Visitor, School Health Practitioner or the Children’s Community Nursing Team. We also accept referrals from Speech and Language Therapists

The team will see children with tube feeds, allergies, faltering weight or other conditions requiring a special diet

 The Nutrition and Dietetic service aims to:

  • Assess current dietary intake
  • Provide individual advice and adapt current diets to meet dietary requirements, taking into account therapeutic needs
  • Educate and support children and their parents/carers on the management of the therapeutic diets

Caroline Hook Paediatric Dietitian –Provides a service to Redwood and Newlands Schools, a weekly general dietetic clinic and a monthly feeding clinics. Also does home visits to children under school age

Kathryn Guest Paediatric Dietitian- Provides a service to Springside Schools and a weekly general dietetic clinic . Also does home visits to children under school age

Debbie Finnigan Dietetic Assistant- Organises and delivers feeding equipment. Also assists the dietitians in the Special Schools

Please bring your child health record (Red Book) to your appointment.

Rochdale Infirmary

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