A bit about me…

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My name is Paula Hallam and I am a paediatric dietitian with 16 years experience of working in the NHS and other healthcare settings. I have held posts in 3 of the worlds best Children’s Hospitals, namely Red Cross Children’s Hospital in Cape Town, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and Evelina Children’s Hospital, both in London. I have also worked in some of London’s major teaching hospitals such as St George’s Hospital, University College London Hospital and Kingston Hospital. I am currently based at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.

Within my dietetic posts, I have specialised in Inherited Metabolic Disorders (paediatric and adult) and held the position of ‘Dietitian Advisor to the National Society for Phenylketonuria (NSPKU)’ for 3 years (see www.nspku.org for further information).

I have also gained extensive experience in General Paediatrics including food allergies, fussy eating, children with feeding problems, children with special needs, faltering growth, iron deficiency anaemia and gastro-oesophageal reflux.

I have worked in paediatrics for almost all of my working career, gaining extensive and varied experience and knowledge in all areas of paediatric nutrition.

I am passionate about food and helping parents make the best nutrition choices for their children. I love making scientific information accessible and understandable to everyone!

My qualifications:

B.Sc Biochemistry and Microbiology

B. Sc (Med) (Hons) in Nutrition and Dietetics

PG modules – Nutritional Status Diagnostics, Nutritional Epidemiology, Nutrition and Dietetics

BDA Paediatric Modules – Introduciton to Paediatric Dietetics, Inherited Metabolic Disorders

I am fully HCPC registered (www.hpc-uk.org) and a full BDA member (www.bda.uk.com)

“TRUST A DIETITIAN TO KNOW ABOUT NUTRITION”

My contact details: 

Email: paula.hallam@yahoo.co.uk

10 thoughts on “A bit about me…

  1. Hi Paula, congratulations on taking this new step! We wish you lots of success. love, Liesbeth and Willem

  2. Well Done!
    So glad to know you are around too! Good Luck with whatever you are upto next!
    francesca

  3. Congrats Paula and thanks for all this useful information. Will definitely keep following your blog 🙂

  4. I’d must verify with you here. Which isn’t something I often do! I enjoy studying a publish that can make people think. Also, thanks for permitting me to remark!

  5. Hi Paula-Really interesting blog. Been looking at a few of your posts which are extremely informative and interesting. Being a pharmacist and mum of two, I love the evidence based information as well as practical advice. Thank you

  6. Paula you should definitely share your expertise there really is such a need and you have a wealth of knowledge, the skill to make complicated simple and a passion for dietetics.

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