Miss Ruth Conroy

Miss Ruth Conroy

Specialist Dietitian
BSc (Hons), SRD

Practising at

Spire Harpenden Hospital

Back to top

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Miss Ruth Conroy at Spire include:

Other treatments

Nutrition and dietetics 

Back to top

Professional profile

I qualified in 1994 from the University of Surrey with a BSc (Hons) in Human Nutrition and Dietetics (SRD), following my training at University College/Middlesex Hospital London. I have a wide range of experience of adult clinical dietetics, and worked as the lead specialist oncology dietitian for 11 years at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, Northwood. I have extensive experience of providing dietetic care and nutritional support for oncology patients.

Since 2011 after completing training on the low FODMAP* diet at King’s College, London I have started using a low FODMAP approach to treating IBS patients.

I work closely with gastroenterologists and oncologists to provide high quality care for all patients. I maintain up to date practice through continuous professional development – attending regular workshops, short courses and meetings. I strive to provide excellent standard of dietetic care and improve patient outcomes.

*A low FODMAP diet is a diet low in fermentable carbohydrates which has been shown to be effective in improving symptoms of IBS.

Clinical Interests

Cancer and palliative care; Gastroenterology disorders – including IBS using the low FODMAP diet, coeliac disease; Nutritional support – including patients with dysphagia; Weight management

Get in touch


Marketing Information

Spire would like to provide you with marketing information about products and services offered by Spire and by selected third-party partners. If you do not consent for us to process your personal data for marketing activities, we will still be able to contact you about your enquiry.

We may contact you by email, SMS or phone about your enquiry. If we try to contact you by phone (mobile and/or landline) and you are not available, we may leave you a voicemail message. We may also use your details to contact you about patient surveys we use for improving our service or monitoring outcomes, which are not a form of marketing.

Back to top

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Dietetic Association
Health and Care Professions Council
Freelance Dietitians of the BDA

Back to top

Private contact details

Telephone 0800 585 112