NH Case are proud to announce new dietician Alison Kyle (MSc. BSc. Cert Ed) will be joining the team, Alison brings with her a wealth of experience and knowledge that will benefit all parties involved. Read Alison’s bio below.
Welcome to the team Allison from all at NH Case
Alison Kyle is a dietitian who has worked for many years both in the NHS and as a freelance dietitian. She qualified as a dietitian from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen in 1986 and progressed to study for a Masters degree in Nutrition at the Rowett Research Institute/ Aberdeen University and to gain a postgraduate teaching qualification from the University of Plymouth.
She has published different research papers and has been involved in teaching and assessment of undergraduate and postgraduate nutrition training to ensure high levels of competency in new dietitians and nutritionists.
She has worked extensively in public health and health promotion and was responsible for setting up and establishing a new dietetic department to work with all Somerset General Practitioners that includes, together with general dietetic advice, home enteral tube feeding, specialist obesity management, community paediatric dietetics and mental health services. She now works part time as a Dietetic Manager and Professional Lead within the acute hospital sector (Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust) and as a freelance dietitian. Freelance work has included work as a part time Nutrition Lecturer at the University of Plymouth and Manchester University, nutrition training for DANONE UK, as dietetic advisor and teaching for Somerset COPD Service, expert witness for legal purposes, as well as maintaining a professional private dietetic practice.
Alison has a particular interest in the impact nutrition has in later life and how maintaining a good nutritional intake can affect quality of life. She is a member of the Health Care Professions Council and British Dietetic Association and has spoken on many different aspects of nutrition at conferences both locally and nationally.
We once again welcome Allison to the team.