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Professional Advice

Dietitians and Nutritionists are available to give evidence-based, unbiased, practical and consistent professional advice on nutrition and dietetic issues.  Link to contacting appropriate staff under Contact Us.
Resources are also available for both health service staff and the public.  Information leaflets and fact sheets can be accessed by clicking on Resources Available.

Specification for Patient Weighing Scales

Information on class of scales recommended for weighing patients

Food and Nutrition Guidelines for People with Learning Disabilities

Guidelines for staff and carers to promote an adequate and heatlhy diet for people with learning disabilities in Leicestershire and Rutland

Nutrition and Hydration Guidelines for community use

Link to the guidelines that are to be used by community nursing and care home staff.

Guidelines for Feeding Infants and Pre School Age Children

These guidelines have been approved by LCRCHS Clinical Governance Committee for use in Leicestershire and Rutland. It is hoped they will soon be approved by Leicester City PCT and UHL.