Ruth qualified in 1994 from the University of Surrey with a BSc Hons in Human Nutrition and Dietetics following her training at University College/Middlesex Hospital, London. She has a wide range of experience in adult dietetics and worked as the Lead Specialist Oncology Dietitian for 11 years at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, Northwood. She has extensive oncology and nutritional support experience – she has been seeing and supporting cancer patients for many years.
Since 2011 after specialist training she has started using a low FODMAP approach in treating IBS. Ruth maintains up to date practice through professional activities such as regular workshops, short courses and meetings.
Ruth strives to provide excellent standards of dietetic care and improve patient outcomes.
Ruth has expertise in a range of conditions, including:
Cancer and palliative care
Gastrointestinal (Digestive) conditions e.g IBS, Coeliac Disease
Difficulties in gaining weight/experiencing unintended weight loss,
Ruth also works at Spire Harpenden Hospital, Ambrose Lane, Harpenden.