Dietetics and Nutrition

Dietitians within East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust critically review the most up to date clinical evidence to ensure that patients receive the best possible nutritional care.

Registered dietitians are the only qualified clinical nutrition specialist registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC). The HCPC provides a code of professional conduct which all dietitians on the register adhere to. To check to see if your dietitian is registered or for more details visit:

Dietitians take part in regular audits and project work to improve service delivery, update nutrition literature and produce and implement nutritional guidelines.

How to book, amend or cancel an appointment

Avenue House is the administrative centre for Dietetics so please call this number if you wish to book, cancel or amend a dietetic appointment.

0300 131 4532

What do dietitians do?

  • Provide information and advice about all aspects of food, health and nutrition which is safe, practical and based on current scientific evidence.
  • Use current public health and scientific research on food, health and disease to provide practical advice to help people choose appropriate nutrition and lifestyles to improve their health.
  • Work with patients of all ages on a one to one basis, as well as working with groups of patients, carers and other healthcare professionals.
  • Train and educate other healthcare professionals in a range of diets and nutrition.
  • Develop patient information leaflets to help with the understanding and planning of therapeutic diets.

What services do our dieticians provide?

  • One-to-one appointments
  • Group sessions for patients
  • Drop-in sessions
  • Staff training


For information on how to train to become a dietitian, visit the British Dietetic Association’s website.

For details of current vacancies at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, click here.

We provide this service at

Avenue House

The Avenue, Eastbourne
East Sussex, BN21 3XY
0300 131 4532

Conquest Hospital

The Ridge, St Leonards-on-Sea
East Sussex, TN37 7RD
0300 131 4500

Eastbourne District General Hospital

Kings Drive, Eastbourne
East Sussex, BN21 2UD
0300 131 4500