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How do I get a dietetic referral?

If you were seen by a dietitian as an inpatient, you will then be booked in to be seen upon discharge or your GP can refer you if they feel you would benefit from dietetic input.


Where can I find Useful Contacts?

  • Switchboard: 01784 884488 (Ashford Hospital), 01932 872000 (St Peter’s Hospital)
  • Speech and Language Therapy: 01932 722868
  • Pharmacy: 01932 723207
  • Physiotherapy: 01932 722404
  • Occupational Therapy: 01932 724043
  • Dietetics: 01932 722202


What Adult Clinics are Offered?

  • Diabetes
  • Gastroenterology
  • General medical
  • Bariatric


What should I bring to an appointment?

  • Food diary (if asked)
  • List of medication you are currently taking
  • List of any questions or concerns you may have


How do I cancel / reschedule an appointment?

  • If you need to cancel or change an appointment at the Trust, please contact 01784 884351 (between 9am to 5pm). or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Please try to give as much notice as possible so we can try and allocate the slot to another patient.


Where are Outpatient Clinics held?


What happens if you have an outpatient’s appointment but are admitted to hospital?

  • A dietitian can come and visit you on the ward and assess you if needed. Alternatively, your appointment may be rearranged for when you are discharged.


What hours is the dietetic department available?

  • The dietetic departments core working hours are 8am-4pm Monday to Friday, on bank holidays there will be a reduced service.
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