11 episodes

Learning from others is an important part of your development as a dietitian. In each episode, join Aaron, as he talks to guests about their endeavours in the world of dietetics. If you are a Dietitian, a Student Dietitian, or just want to hear about the world of dietetics, this is the podcast for you.

Dietetics Digest Podcast Aaron Boysen

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 35 Ratings

Learning from others is an important part of your development as a dietitian. In each episode, join Aaron, as he talks to guests about their endeavours in the world of dietetics. If you are a Dietitian, a Student Dietitian, or just want to hear about the world of dietetics, this is the podcast for you.

    Endoscopy Trained Dietitian? with Graeme Syme RD

    Endoscopy Trained Dietitian? with Graeme Syme RD

    Wednesday 5th January 2021                 

    Dietetics Digest           

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    Endoscopy Trained Dietitian? with Graeme Syme RD (Episode 10)


    Graeme Syme is a Clinical Specialist Dietitian & Clinical Endoscopist at Barts Health NHS Trust.


    Graeme Syme (Linkedin) 


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    • 37 min
    Dysphagia Trained Dietitian? with Laura Clark RD

    Dysphagia Trained Dietitian? with Laura Clark RD

    Monday 22th October 2021                 

    Dietetics Digest           

    The views discussed on the podcast are the views of the guest alone and not of another organisation.

    Dysphagia Trained Dietitian? with Laura Clark RD (Episode 9)


    Laura Clark is  a Clinical Specialist Dietitian & Dysphagia Practitioner at Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Trust.


    Laura Clark (Twitter) 


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    • 52 min
    What it is like being a Paediatric Dietitian? feat Chloe Elliott RD (Episode 9)

    What it is like being a Paediatric Dietitian? feat Chloe Elliott RD (Episode 9)

    Monday 13th September 2021                 


    Dietetics Digest            


    What it is like being a Paediatric Dietitian? feat Chloe Elliott RD (Episode 9)


    Chloe Elliott has spent her dietetic career specialising in paediatrics. She worked at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children before moving to London for a role in an international centre of excellence in child healthcare, Great Ormond Street Hospital. Chloe has expertise in the management of neurological conditions and rehabilitation in addition to gastroenterology, including food allergies.


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    • 38 min
    Should dietitians place NG tubes? feat. Sam Francis RD

    Should dietitians place NG tubes? feat. Sam Francis RD

    Wednesday 2nd June 2021

    Dietetics Digest  

    Should dietitians place NG tubes?  feat. Sam Francis RD (Episode 8)


    Sam Francis is a Specialist Stoke Dietitian who has extended his role to place nasogastric feeding tubes in patients. He has been pivotal in developing a new role in Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and expanding the role of the stoke dietitian. He works on a national level with the BDA neurosciences Stoke sub-group and inputting into national policies. He recently won the Rising Star Award in the 2021 United Kingdom Advancing Healthcare Awards for his work as Specialist Stroke Dietitian.


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    • 45 min
    Sarcopenia, Malnutrition and Physical Activity feat. Stacy Jones RD

    Sarcopenia, Malnutrition and Physical Activity feat. Stacy Jones RD

    Wednesday 19th May 2021
    Dietetics Digest
    Sarcopenia, Malnutrition and Physical Activity feat. Stacy Jones RD (Episode 7)

    Associate Professor; Curriculum Change Lead at Coventry University. Stacey has worked in academia for the past 6.5 years and, before that, working as a specialist community dietitian and a Public Health Specialist Dietitian. Stacey is undertaking a part-time PhD in the area of sarcopenia, looking at the role of the dietitian in preventing and managing sarcopenia in older adults. She has a passion for leading forward the profession of dietetics and evidence-based practice, striving for excellence in patient caretaking a holistic, patient-centred approach. 
    Stacey is a committee member of the BDA Older People Specialist Group and the EFAD Older Adults specialist network. 
    Resources Mentioned:
    Sarcopenia: revised European Consensus on definition and diagnosis PROT-AGE Group RecommendationsMoving MedicineSARC-F toolGLIM Criteria for the diagnosis of malnutritionReflection on Expanding the Role of the Dietitian Stacy Jones (Twitter)
    The enhanced role: should dietitians be prescribing exercise advice? A qualitative study.Nutritional interventions for preventing malnutrition in people with dementia. Nursing Older PeopleIf you enjoyed the podcast, please can you support us by: 
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    • 40 min
    Tips for New Dietitians, evidence-based practice and guidelines feat. Mike Patterson

    Tips for New Dietitians, evidence-based practice and guidelines feat. Mike Patterson

    Wednesday 9th December
    Dietetics Digest
    Tips for New Dietitians, evidence-based practice and guidelines feat. Mike Patterson (Episode 6)

    In this episode, we have Mike Patterson. Mike is a Specialist Intestinal Failure Dietitian currently conducting his PhD in Palliative PN and PVG. Mike is also a Muay Thai Coach in his spare time.
    Resources Mentioned:
    Twitter thread of tips for new dietitiansResearch and Guidelines mentioned. Mike Patterson (Twitter)If you enjoyed the podcast, please can you support us by: 
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    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

Lking1uk ,

Really fascinating series

Very interesting and thought provoking series. Great for all dietitians at different stages in their careers. Good for other health professionals too, helping to increase understanding of our role and potential.

BFbelinda ,

A must for Dietitians

Great podcast discussing interesting aspects of dietetic practice. So exciting to hear about new developments and dietitians pushing the boundaries of practice to improve patient care.

Dietetics-student ,

Enjoyed listening!

it is so interesting to learn about other dietitians and what they do, amazing podcast!

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