Sian is a Specialist Gastroenterology Dietitian who has combined 25 years experience within the NHS with 15 years within the private sector. She has worked at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and most recently The Whittington Hospital, Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust, based at Barnet and Chase Farm hospitals.
She has worked alongside some of the leading Gastroenterologists in London. In 2016 she worked with the renowned Gastroenterology team at Guys and St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust providing nutritional guidance to patients with inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome. In 2013 she worked with a similar cohort of patients at The Homerton University Hospital and regularly sees patients at her private practice at BMI Cavell and BMI Kings Oak Hospitals. She is fully trained as a Kings College Low FODMAP practitioner and has repeatedly achieved excellent results with a large number of patients by helping them identify which foods are problematic and subsequently equip them to manage their symptoms of irritable bowel and other functional gut syndromes.
Sian studied Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Surrey before joining The World Food Programme aid programme in Lesotho for two and a half years, where she worked supporting the food aid programmes in primary schools, developing recipes in association with a thriving school garden programme.
She was privileged to be nutritional adviser to Raymond Blanc when he was compiling his BBC series Kitchen Secrets II.
Sian was part of the award winning catering and dietetic teams at The Royal Marsden Hospital, receiving ‘Good Food on the Public Plate’ awards in 2009 and 2010 from Sustain, for incorporating local, seasonal and organic produce into the hospital menus. Improving hospital catering has been a life long passion.
She is fully registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, is a member of the British Dietetic Association (MBDA), member of the Gastroenterology, Sports Nutrition Specialist and London branch groups of the BDA and is committed to ongoing Continued Professional Development. She was awarded the BDA Advanced Diploma in Dietetic Practice and Professional Development Award in 2013.
She loves cooking for her family and friends and enjoys trying new recipes and challenging herself, whether it be in the kitchen, skiing in the Alps or sailing in the Solent or Mediterranean.