Dietetics Department
The SGH Dietetics department service is available for all inpatients and outpatients during their treatment through personalized attention to our patients and families with regards to their diet and wellbeing in a more professional way.
  • Nutritionally assessing all the patients admitted in the hospital though Medical Nutrition Therapy.
  • Reaching out to the public in schools, nurseries and companies to educate them about balanced nutrition.
  • Counselling patients in the outpatient department and planning an individualised diet plan.
  • Providing high quality nutritionally balanced meals to the admitted patients. Medical conditions, co morbidities and food intolerance are taken into consideration when preparing the meals.
  • Nutrition support and enteral feeding for optimal nutrition.
  • Obesity and underweight diet management.
  • Diabetes, hypertension, anemia and lipid management through a balanced diet.
  • Gastrointestinal diseases such as IBS, ulcer and celiac disease diet management.
  • Diet’s for renal and cancer patients.
  • Pancreas and gallbladder diseases management through a suitable diet.
  • Diet management in pregnancy.
  • Daily rounds to all the patients admitted.
  • Collaboration with the physician to provide the suitable diet for surgically and medically managed patients.
  • Initial nutrition assessment when the patient is admitted and then a daily follow up until discharge.
  • Patient and family nutrition education as per the medical condition and comorbidities of the patient.
  • Preparing diet plans for the therapeutic, obese and overweight patients.
  • Meeting outpatients either as a walk in or referral from the doctors of various specialities.
  • Assesing the patients by taking their 24 hour recall, past medical history, family history, food allergies and food intolerance if present.
  • Preparing a diet plan as per the patients medical condition if present taking into consideration their culture and physical activity intensity / frequency.
  • Planning the diet plan verbally with the patient during the consultation and doing possible changes to ensure that the patient is able to follow it.
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