Tessa Aston


Tessa Aston

BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Dietetics, MSc Health Sciences (Health Services Research)

  • Phone (Day): +44 7949 671182
  • Phone (Evening): +44 7949 671182
  • Mobile: +44 7949 671182
  • Bedale, North Yorkshire
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Tessa is a highly skilled specialist dietitian who has worked in the NHS since 1991 in primary care, secondary care and research settings ranging from paediatrics to elderly care, management to research and has worked across the UK and internationally.

In 1994 she completed the Sports nutrition and Dietetics course and in 1997 an NVQ in Supervisory Management. In 2004 she gained an MSc in Health Services Research.

Tessa has extensive experience in nutrition and dietetic education, article writing, text books, patient resources and poster submission for international conferences. She successfully completed the Advanced Communications Skills programme in 2008 for the North of England Cancer Network having worked as a highly specialist Macmillan Dietitian since 2003. Alongside this role she worked as the Allied Health Professional Lead for the North of England Cancer network between 2006-2010.

Tessa has a particular interest in gastrointestinal disorders and completed the Kings College London FODMAP course for dietitians in March 2015.

Her other main interests include providing specialist dietetic assessment, management and treatment of clients within the following specialties:-

Cancer (living with and recovery from), Gastroenterology (IBS, Inflammatory bowel disorders, Coeliac Disease), Chronic disease management, Liver Disease, neurological disorders, nutrition support, palliative care, preventative medicine (health promotion), respiratory disease and wound management.

Tessa is able to see clients one to one or in group settings in community (primary care) or private clinics. She is HCPC registered and a member of the BDA and specialist interest group – Freelance Dietitians. For more information about the services Tessa provides please contact her by email or telephone.

Email: dietitian_ny@btinternet.com

Telephone: 07949671182.

Industry Services

  • Articles
  • Food Safety
  • History
  • Lecturing & teaching
  • Recipe & Menu analysis
  • Workplace Education Sessions

Clinical Expertise

  • asthma
  • blenderised / texture-modified diets
  • body image
  • breastfeeding
  • Cancer
  • cancer prevention
  • cardiovascular disease
  • coaching
  • Coeliac disease
  • complementary/alternative
  • COPD
  • counselling
  • dementia
  • dental health
  • depression
  • diabetes
  • diets
  • early years nutrition
  • Elderly
  • ethnic diet
  • falls prevention
  • fatty liver
  • food composition
  • food sensitivities
  • food/recipes
  • functional foods
  • fussy eater
  • gut health
  • Health Promotion / Public Health / Mother and Child
  • healthy ageing
  • Healthy Eating/Lifestyle/Behaviour/Wellness
  • heart health
  • IBS
  • liver
  • macrobiotic diet
  • malnutrition in the elderly
  • medical nutrition
  • medical nutrition support
  • medical supplements
  • men's health
  • mental health
  • metabolic health
  • neurological disorders
  • nutrition screening
  • nutritional supplements for elderly
  • palliative care
  • PCOS
  • pregnancy & pre-conception
  • recipe development
  • respiratory health
  • skin health
  • sports nutrition
  • Teenagers / Child Nutrition
  • vegan diet
  • vegetarian diet
  • weight management
  • women's health

Geographical Areas Served

  • North East
  • North West
  • UK