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Chris graduated from Coventry University in 2006 and started his career working at Manchester Royal Infirmary. He moved on to Oldham in 2008 gaining experience in acute stroke, rehabilitation and community care. He then worked for a private hospital and gained experience in Bariatric Surgery, before being appointed Bariatric Specialist Dietitian and Weight Management Team lead at Salford Royal Hospital in 2009.
Chris has been working with the Intestinal Failure team at Salford Royal since 2010 and has gained extensive experience managing the nutritional needs of complex gastrointestinal conditions. His mixture of dietetic experience in bariatric surgery and intestinal failure is unique within the UK.
Chris has presented at numerous national conferences and been involved in several international training days. He completed his Master of Research Degree at Manchester University in 2012, investigating iron deficiency following bariatric surgery. He hopes to complete a PhD in the future.
Areas of interest
Bariatric Surgery; Weight Management; Obesity; Diabetes; Healthy Eating; Irritable Bowel Syndrome; Low FODMAP Diet; Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Disease Related Malnutrition; Enteral Tube Feeding; Dietary Management of Stoma Output; Dietary Management of Constipation; Diverticulitis;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Senior Specialist Dietitian and Acting Professional Lead - Salford Royal Hospital
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.