Full time private Nutrition and Dietetic Service based in Little Island, Mitchelstown and Midleton, Co. Cork. The aim of Clinical Nutrition Consultancy is to provide "Nutrition 4 u" whether you are an individual seeking specific nutritional advice or a company that wants nutritional input for your staff, your canteen or your marketing department. The services CNC provides are numerous and varied. There are two Dietitian's within the company - Ruth specialises in Adult Nutrition and Olivia specialises in Paediatric Nutrition.
Ruth Reidy is a member of the Irish Nutrition and Dietetics Institute (I.N.D.I.) and is an honours graduate of the BSc of Human Nutrition & Dietetics at Trinity College Dublin and Kevin Street D.I.T. She has worked in both the Hospital and Community areas including Limerick Regional Hospital, the Bon Secours Hospital Cork & HSE North Cork Primary Care in Mallow. She has worked in many different specialties including Intensive care, surgery, eating disorders, paediatrics, obesity clinics, diabetes, heart disease, gastroenterology, to name but a few. Since early 2015, she is also the In-Patient Dietitian at the Cork Mater Private Hospital.
Ruth is a member of the following INDI Special Interest Groups: Gastroenterology, Weight Management, Diabetes and Cardiology. Since graduation, she has obtained a Certificate in Health Promotion from the Open University and a Certificate in Interpersonal Communications Skills from UCC. More recently she graduated from UCC with a Diploma in Parent Mentoring in November 2012. She worked as a Diabetes Xpert tutor for 6 years while working for the HSE in North Cork Community care area and is also a qualified FODMAP tutor, which is so important for IBS nutritional management & treatment.
Olivia Walsh completed her undergraduate degree in Human Nutrition in University of Ulster, Coleraine and completed her postgraduate diploma in Dietetics in King's College in London. Since early 2009 Olivia has been working as a Dietitian and has gained a wide range of experience in large teaching hospitals in London. She has worked with both adults and children but has specialised in Paediatrics over the past couple of years. Olivia has gained experience in working with adult patients with surgical, gastrointestinal, oncology and metabolic conditions such as PKU. Her Paediatric experience has covered allergies, obesity, faltering growth, fussy eating, diabetes and neonatal nutrition. Olivia's main interests are in Paediatric food allergies, behavioural feeding problems and neonatal nutrition.
Olivia is a member of the British Dietetic Association and the INDI. She also is a member of specialist groups such as the FAISG (Food Allergy & Intolerance Specialist Group) and NDIG (Neonatal Dietitians Interest Group). Olivia has attended many professional courses including two of the British Dietetic Paediatric Masters Modules.