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Mrs Orla Adams

Dietitian
BSc Hons

Practising at

Spire Cardiff Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mrs Orla Adams at Spire include:

Dietetics

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Professional profile

I qualified as a Dietitian in 1998 and I have experience in both hospital and community dietetics. I currently work in Cardiff and Vale UHB and I specialise in supporting people with weight loss. I am trained in a counselling approach called 'Motivational Interviewing' and I am a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers which means that I train other health professionals.

Early in my career I realised how challenging it is for people to lose weight and I felt I lacked the skills and knowledge to be helpful. For the past 15 years I have focused on learning and understanding more about weight management and researching what approaches are most effective.

In addition to using Motivational Interviewing, I support people by offering regular follow ups, developing individualised meal plans, and focusing on long-term behaviour changes to maintain weight loss.

Clinical Interests


Special Clinical Interests: Diet, weight loss, non-surgical weight loss.

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Qualification and professional memberships

BSc Hons / University of Wales Institute Cardiff / 1998
Applied Human Nutrition and Dietetics

MSc / Cardiff Metropolitan University / 2018
Advanced Practice


Professional memberships

The British Dietetic Association
The Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT)
Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

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Financial Interests

I work part-time in Cardiff and Vale UHB and provide Motivational Interviewing training and coaching privately.

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Private contact details

Telephone 029 2054 2509
Email orlaadams76@gmail.com
Website www.orlaadams.co.uk
Private secretary telephone 07919371076