Community Dietetics - High Weald, Lewes and Havens

The Specialist Dietitians are a small team of registered Dietitians based at Uckfield Hospital and Chailey Clinical Services.

We have had specialised training to support you with your diet and nutrition therapy.

We are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.

Coverage

Crowborough, Lewes, Uckfield

How To Access

Access to a specialist dietitian is one of The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance recommendations for nutrition support.

We work alongside your Doctor, Specialist Nurses and Speech and Language Therapist to provide you with the individualised advice you need.

Referral to the service is via your GP practice, we do not accept self referrals.

Contact Details

General enquiries
01825 721518
Monday to Friday from 8am till 4pm

For appointments
01825 769999 ext.5090
Monday to Friday from 8.30am till 4pm.

Opening Hours

Our general enquiries number is staffed Monday to Friday from 8am till 4pm

How to find us

Dietetic clinics are held in Crowborough, Forest Row, Heathfield, Lewes, Peacehaven and Uckfield.

We often have joint appointments with Speech and Language Therapists and or Specialist Nurses.

If you are unable to attend an out-patient clinic we will visit you at home (by prior arrangement)

More information

What should I expect at my appointment?

  • We will listen to you. Please tell us what you want to get from your appointment with us and how you feel we can support you in achieving your treatment goals.
  • We may ask you about what you eat and drink and how this fits into your daily life.
  • We may ask you about your current medication.
  • We may ask you about activity levels and other factors that can affect your food requirements.

What to bring to your appointment:

  • A food and drink diary. Record everything you eat and drink over 3-4 days and include any physical activity you have done.
  • A record of your current medications.
  • A list of questions you may have.