Food & Nutrition

Food & Nutrition

Department of Clinical Nutrition takes pride in playing an important role in promoting improved health through good nutrition. A variety of services to inpatients, outpatients and the surrounding community are continuously offered.

Our clinical dietitians conduct comprehensive nutritional assessments for inpatients to identify goals for improving nutritional intake and health. Individualised care plans are designed to meet the patient’s specific medical and lifestyle needs. Patients receive nutrition education as needed. A variety of lectures and programs concerning nutrition wellness and health are provided. Clinical Nutrition Services – The Department of Clinical Nutrition provides nutrition screening, assessment, intervention, and counselling for adult and paediatric inpatients and adult ambulatory patients

Services & Facilities

Provide Therapeutic diets for the inpatients like Diabetic diet, Low Salt, High Protein, Neutropenic etc according to the patient’s condition, likes and dislikes, which help the patients to recover fast. We also are a part of the multidisciplinary team in assessing the patients, identifying the individuals at risk and providing early nutritional intervention which goes a long way in the recovery of the health of the patient.

Celebration of special days in a lot of splendours parked with education with special reference to nutrition, food and health is a regular feature of the department.

  • Diabetes: Type 1, Type 2, Gestational diabetics
  • Cardiovascular Disease and Heart Health
  • Digestive Health
  • Nutrition Education
  • Pregnancy and Nutrition
  • Chronic Kidney Disease on dialysis/off dialysis/ kidney transplant
  • Unintentional Weight Loss
  • Further nutritional follow-up post hospitalisation
  • Nutritional Support: enteral, parenteral
  • Women’s Health
  • Haematology/Oncology
  • Oncology nutrition
  • Wellness nutrition
  • Pediatric nutrition
  • Obesity Clinic
  • Integrity oncology
  • Liver clinic

Patients undergoing radiation and/or chemotherapy can meet with a dietitian to help optimize their nutritional status. The dietitian also assists patients with dietary strategies to minimize side effects that may occur during cancer therapy.

The dietitians at are involved in many community programs. Lectures are offered to women’s groups, elder programs, school programs, various support groups and local corporations. Dietitians also participate in many community health fairs for various age groups. Give poster presentation or talks on Special Days like Nutrition Week, Dietetics Day, Children’s Day etc

The Food Services staff works very closely with the dietitians to offer attractive, nutritionally adequate and satisfying menus. Food Services provide meals and snacks for patients, staff, guests and visitors. The staff takes great care to prepare and expedite the appropriate physician-ordered diet order for patients.

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