Mrs Joan Gavin
Paediatric Dietitian Specialied in Gastroenterology and Food Allergies
BSc (Hons) RD MPhil
"Spire facilities are excellent and supportive staff who are always happy to see you. Every request is met with a smile and swift response."
Spire Southampton Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
BSc (Hons) RD MPhil / Robert Gordon's University, Scotland / 1990
Bachelor of Science, Registered Dietitian, Master of Philosophy
British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Gavin J., Ellis J., Dewar A.L., Rolles C.J. & Connett G.J. (1997). Dietary fibre and the occurrence of gut symptoms in cystic fibrosis. Archives of Diseases in Childhood. 76: 35 – 37
Gavin J., Anderson C.E., Bremner A.R. & Beattie R.M. (2005). Energy intakes of children with Crohns disease treated with enteral nutrition as primary therapy. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics 18:5:337
Gavin J., Ashton JJ., Heather N., Marino LV., Beattie RM (2018) Nutritional support in paediatric Crohn’s disease; Outcome at 12 months. Acta Paediatrica. Jan;107(1):156-162
I enjoy spending time with my husband, two teenage boys and our dog, Lucy. Juggling motherhood with running my own business can be challenging at times but is a truly rewarding and enjoyable experience.