Clinical Nutrition Program

Details about our one-on-one services are below this notice. Current virtual program offering – you can watch the presentation on the Mediterranean Diet on YouTube by clicking here. https://youtu.be/zyQm3xGV7CMs: 

About the Clinical Nutrition program

Registered dietitians are university trained, to provide evidence-based advice and counselling about diet, food and nutrition.

Our Registered Dietitians provide a wide range of counselling services including:

  • Nutrition across the lifespan – pregnancy, infant and child nutrition, picky eating, older adult care e.g. unintentional weight loss, malnutrition
  • Digestion problems such as irritable bowel syndrome, acid reflux, Celiac Disease, diverticulitis etc.,
  • Food allergies or intolerances
  • Nutritional deficiencies such as iron deficiency

How to Access:  No Physician Referral is Required

  • Physician, Nurse Practitioner or NFHT Clinician referral
  • Self-referral by phone or in person

Program Activities and Services:

  • Individual visits (in person, home or telephone) for assessment, management and teaching related to nutritional concern
  • Group workshops

 Goals for Participants:

  • Achievement of best possible nutritional status
  • Management of nutrition related condition(s)

 Team:

  • Registered Dietitians

 Patient Resources

Unlock Food www.unlockfood.ca

5 Tips on where to find resources about food’s impact on mental health

 

COVID & FLU SHOTS, Masking

Covid and flu shot appointments are available at our clinic in the lower level of the Northumberland Mall on Wednesdays and Thursdays. To book online click here or you can call 289-252-2139. For more information click here for covid or here for flu.

 

If you have an in-person appointment with a health care provider at any of the NFHT offices, you do still need to wear a procedure mask inside of our office – we can provide one. These infection control protocols are to protect our patients and staff.

Groups & Webinars

For our easy-to-use Zoom guide for groups click here.

Mindfulness: Calming the Body and Mind When Feeling Stressed. Free Zoom webinar Nov. 7 at 12pm with Ester Odermatt, MSW, RSW. To register click here.

Emotional Wellness: Understanding Low Mood and Depression is the first step towards feeling better. 6-week in-person group starting Nov. 10 from 1pm – 2:30pm. For more info click here. 

To view previous webinars please see our YouTube Channel .

What’s Happening in Our Community

With rising cases of respiratory illness like #RSV and #influenza in our region + the ongoing presence of #covid19, #OHT-N partners have joined forces to issue an urgent #northumberland ‘call to action’.

For details, please click here.

NFHT Career Opportunity

NFHT is seeking a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner to work within a family practice office and as part of our interprofessional program team. Please see our careers page for more information new postings.

Are You Ready to Quit Smoking?

If you would like information about our smoking cessation program through STOP that offers free NRT, please call 289-252-2139 or email info@nfht.ca.

 

 

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