Our Services

Nutrition & Dietetics

Our service includes registered dietitians, assistant practitioners and dietetic assistants, with support from clerical staff. We work together to provide a quality nutrition and dietetics service to residents of Bolton in the acute hospital and community settings.

The service provides nutritional care to adults who need dietetic support based on their individual needs. We have a referral system which uses a detailed nutritional assessment so that we can direct patients to the right place, to see the right person, at the right time. The assessment may involve blood tests, a clinical assessment and analysis of diet history.

This allows us to give patients the best support and advice possible and work out a treatment plan to suit them. We may also refer patients to other services to complement their treatment.

  • MUST 4 or above
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Exudating wound, pressure ulcer or deep tissue injury
  • Obesity BMI 30 – 39.9
  • IBS
  • Impaired Glucose regulation (IGR)
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Coeliac Disease
  • Type 2 diabetes

The following links provide general dietary advice for a variety of clinical conditions. We hope you find them helpful.

  • Your GP / any Health Care Professional with a working knowledge of your medical condition can refer you to a Dietitian.
  • If you are registered at any of the following practices (Cornerstone Surgery, Heaton Medical Centre, Dalefield Surgery, Wyresdale Road Surgery, Spring House Surgery) your GP can refer you to your Dietitian to be seen at your practice.
  • If you are seeking weight loss advice and your BMI is between 25 – 34.5, Your Health Bolton provided by ABL Health can support you. You can self-refer visiting Yhbolton.co.uk or by phone 01204 205090
  • Patients can self-refer to the services within our referral criteria. The department will need to contact your GP for confirmation of diagnosis / reason for referral and any relevant medical information.

Type 2 Diabetes






Key contact numbers


Tel: 01204 462695

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