Ms Ruth Elisabeth Conroy

Dietitian

BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Dietetics State Registration in Dietetics

Year qualified:1994

Specialty

Personal profile

Ms Ruth Conroy qualified in 1994 from the University of Surrey with a BSc (Hons) in Human Nutrition and Dietetics (SRD), following her training at University College/Middlesex Hospital London. She has a wide range of experience in adult clinical dietetics, and has worked as the lead specialist oncology dietitian for 11 years at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, Northwood. She has extensive experience in oncology and nutritional support.

Since 2011 after completing training on the low FODMAP diet (a diet low in fermentable carbohydrates, which has been shown to be effective in improving symptoms of IBS) at King’s College, London she has started using a low FODMAP approach to treating IBS patients. 

Ms Conroy maintains up to date practice through continuous professional development – attending regular workshops, short courses and meetings. She strives to provide excellent standard of dietetic care and improve patient outcomes.

Clinical Interests

  • Cancer and palliative care
  • Gastroenterology disorders – including IBS using the low FODMAP diet, coeliac disease
  • Nutritional support – including patients with dysphagia
  • Weight management

*Ruth has completed expert training at King’s College, London in a low FODMAP diet. A low FODMAP diet is a diet low in fermentable carbohydrates that has been shown to be effective in improving symptoms of functional gut disorders like Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Professional Membership

  • British Dietetic Association
  • Health and Care Professions Council
  • Oncology Interest Group
  • Freelance Dietitians of the BDA 

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