Caroline works as a Private Dietitian, based at her clinic Connacht Nutrition & Dietetic Clinic, located at the N5 Business Park, Castlebar, Co. Mayo.
Caroline graduated as a Dietitian from Robert Gordon University Aberdeen, Scotland with a BSc First Class Honours Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics and specialised in Sports Nutrition at St Mary’s University, Twickenham. Prior to completing her Nutrition & Dietetics degree, Caroline studied Heath Science & Physiology at I.T. Carlow. Caroline has experience working in hospitals and the community and prior to setting up her private clinic, ran four successful Dietitian clinics for a pharmacy group in the West of Ireland.
Caroline is a member of the British Dietetic Association (B.D.A) and Irish Nutrition & Dietetic Institute (INDI) which is the professional organisation for clinical Nutritionists & Dietitians in Ireland. Dietitians registered with the INDI are the only nutritional professionals approved by health insurers. She is also registered under the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) in the UK. She regularly attends nutrition training courses, to keep up to date with the latest in nutrition research.
In July 2014, Caroline opened Connacht Nutrition & Dietetic Clinic. Since opening her clinic, she was a finalist in the Mayo Young Entrepreneur of Year Awards.
Presently, Caroline takes private appointments at her clinic. As well as one-to-one appointments and group talks, Caroline currently receives referrals via G.P.’s and Consultants throughout Connacht.
Caroline delivers workplace health promotion programmes to small businesses and multinational corporations, develops and implements successful weight loss programmes, delivers seminars/workshops for many different types of groups, such as active age retirement groups, ladies and men's groups, schools, cancer groups etc. Caroline has an interest in the dietary management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and is fully trained and competent in advising clients in following the Low FODMAP Diet (clinically approved diet led by Dietitians, proven to help reduce IBS symptoms).
Caroline has a keen interest in sports nutrition, and works with many high profile sports teams throughout Connacht, she is the current Sports Dietitian for the Mayo G.A.A. Senior Football Team. She is also an Accredited Anti-Doping Advisor (UKAD) and member of the Sports Nutrition Interest Group of the INDI.
Also, she provides a private dietetic service to several nursing homes throughout Mayo, where she is responsible for carrying out patient assessments and providing nutrition training to staff.
To schedule an appointment or book a presentation, please call: 086 4006654 or fill out the online booking form here