Awards, Qualifications, Experience and Interests

Awards

British Dietetic Association Dame Barbara Clayton Award for Innovation, Winner 2013

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust Staff Award.  Awarded for the development and initiation of IBS services providing group IBS teaching to develop the self-managing patient. January 2016

Qualifications

Post Graduate Diploma (Dietetics), Kings College, London.  Completed March 2009 with Merit

Masters Degree (Nutrition), Kings College, London.  Completed August 2007

Bachelor’s Degree (Biology), University of York.  Completed May 2003 with First class honours.

Further Study

  • Frontiers in Intestinal and Colorectal Disease, St Marks Hospital, London (24.11.2015 – 25.11.2015) place kindly provided by Nestle HealthSciences
  • Digestive Disorders Federation Annual Meeting, Excel, London (23.06.2015 – 24.06.2015) place kindly provided by BBraun
  • The low FODMAP diet extended practice course update, Kings College, London (11.06.2015)
  • Gastroenterology Specialist Group of the BDA Study Day: Dietary Management of Pancreatic Conditions, St Thomas’s Hospital, London (22.05.2015)
  • Gastrointernational, Rome (18.04.2015 – 19.04.2015) place kindly provided by Almirall
  • The low FODMAP diet: Group teaching skills, Kings College, London (07.11.2014)
  • Sustaining Students and Dietetic Teams Whilst Supporting Learning, University of Surrey (04.09.2014)
  • Multiprofessional co-mentoring, HEKSS Programme, Eastbourne (January – April 2014)
  • Gastroenterology Specialist Group of the BDA Study Day: Hot Topics in Gastroenterology, London (13.11.2013)
  • Improving Dementia Care in General Hospitals, Dementia CCQI, Royal College of Psychiatrists, London (12.07.2013)
  • The low FODMAP diet update course, Kings College, London (06.06.2013)
  • Improving Outcomes in Dietetic Services, SBK events, London (22.05.2012)
  • The low FODMAP diet extended practice course, King College, London (25.05.2011)
  • Gastroenterology Specialist Group of the BDA Study Day: Nutrition in Liver Disease, Kings College, London (11.02.2011)
  • Dietetic Regional Study Day in IBS and Coeliac Disease, South East Coast Dietetics Managers Group, Tonbridge (22.10.2010)
  • Food Allergy and the Gut Study Day, UCL Institute of Child Health, London (14.05.2010)
  • Infant and Childhood Obesity; Nature or Nurture, SMA Professional Know-How (04.05.2010)

Experience

  • Lead Advanced Specialist Gastroenterology Dietitian,  December 2014 – Current, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Specialist Gastroenterology Dietitian,  July 2010 – December 2014, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Locum Intensive Care Dietitian, June 2010 – July 2010, Medway NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dietitian, March 2009 – April 2010, Eastern and Coastal Kent Community Services

Interests

Bryony specialises in helping patients with inflammatory and functional gut disorders.  Having completed the Kings College further study course she is able to deliver and monitor the low FODMAP diet to manage functional gut symptoms such as bloating, wind, acid reflux, constipation, diarrhoea and nausea associated with irritable bowel syndrome.