Consultant Profile

 Paula Wood

 Paula Wood BSc (Hons) Biology with Nutrition, MSc
Practicing at:
Spire Clare Park Hospital
  • Allied Health Professionals
    • Dietetics
Special clinical interests:
  • Sports nutrition
Current NHS and /or university posts:
  • Military nutrition research
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • British Dietetic Association
  • Nutrition Society
  • Freelance Dietitians Group
Contact Details 
Background Information 
Professional profile:

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.

Personal profile:

I am married with three young children, aged eight, six and two. My hobbies and interests include mountain biking, walking, swimming, travelling and reading.

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 Paula Wood

Nutrition support,Obesity,sports nutrition

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