Louise is a Clinical Specialist Dietitian. She qualified as a State Registered Dietitian in 2000 after gaining a BSc in Applied Consumer Science at Manchester Metropolitan University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics at Leeds Metropolitan University. Louise has 16 years of dietetic experience working initially in NHS hospitals and then developing her career further in the private sector.
Her expertise is in adult general medicine, upper and lower gastro-intestinal medicine and surgery. Louise is involved in the dietetic management and nutritional support for patients undergoing weight loss surgery.
As a leader in innovative care provision, Louise was part of a team that established active patient-led support groups, developed and implemented nutritional screening tools and provided hospital wide training on therapeutic diets.
Louise was also the co-founder of LA Dietitians Limited, which is a private dietetic service set up in 2011 with her business partner Alison Whitworth. Her company provides tailored dietary advice and treatment, and up to date nutritional information. It offers patients individual consultations and a range of packages of care with minimal waiting times.