This is another episode in the series looking at all of the different roles that exist within primary care. Doctors Lisa and Sara speak to Charlotte Cockman who is a Dietician working in Primary Care in South Manchester.
They discuss what a Dietician is and what the role can look like in Primary Care. It’s a new role and can be tailored to best suit the community. They also cover what the training consists of, what the day job looks like and advice for clinicians in Primary care around brief discussions with patients on nutrition. The discussion ends with some quick fire questions around supervision, opportunities for further professional development and registration requirements
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