Paula Wood is a Registered Dietitian and since qualifying she have worked in the NHS and private and public sector research establishments.
Paula has been involved in a wide range of dietetics both in the hospital and community setting involving in-patient and out-patient work. She specialises in Nutrition Support and has worked in a number of areas requiring this skill i.e. gastroenterology, oncology, oral maxillo-facial, intensive care units, Young Disabled units and the regional Wessex Neurological Centre.
She has been actively involved in Nutrition Support Teams and is keen to raise awareness of nutrition to improve quality of life; Paula has the British Dietetic Association recognised qualification in Parenteral and Enteral Nutritio and also specialises in obesity and is experienced in running weight loss clinics and groups.
Through her research role, she has undertaken studies looking at the prevalence of obesity and its effects on physical training.