FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
DO I NEED A MEDICAL REFERRAL TO COME AND SEE YOU?
No, you don’t. However, it is helpful to provide me with as much information as you can prior to the appointment so that we can make the best use of our time together. If you are able to forward your most recent clinic letter (from your oncologist) and or any recent blood test results, that would be fabulous.
I HAVE PRIVATE MEDICAL INSURANCE. CAN I USE IT TO FUND MY DIETETIC CONSULTATIONS?
Most private medical insurance policies typically cover 2-3 dietetic consultations. Please contact your insurer to check whether Meredy is registered with them, and ascertain what your specific policy covers. You will be asked to provide an authorisation code prior to booking your first nutrition consultation.
MY MUM ISN'T FEELING WELL ENOUGH TO COME TO CLINIC, BUT I'D REALLY APPRECIATE YOUR ADVICE ON HOW TO KEEP HER WELL NOURISHED. CAN I COME INSTEAD?
Yes, but your mum will need to provide written or verbal consent first. How about a video call or telephone consultation - your mum can join the conversation and we can make sure that her questions are answered.
I THINK MY DIET IS PRETTY GOOD AND I JUST WANT TO DOUBLE CHECK I'M ON THE RIGHT TRACK. DO YOU OFFER SINGLE APPOINTMENTS?
Yes, absolutely. These are charged at £165 (Online or telephone) and £195 face-to-face in clinic, or you may be able use your private medical insurance.
I'D LIKE TO PURCHASE A NUTRITION COACHING PROGRAMME AS A GIFT FOR MY FRIEND WHO HAS RECENTLY BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER. CAN I DO THAT?
That’s a lovely idea, and yes you can. While it’s always nice to receive a surprise gift, in this instance it is essential to approach your friend first to make sure that nutrition coaching is something they would like to engage with, and it’s the right time for them.
I'D LIKE TO CREATE MY OWN NUTRITION COACHING ROGRAMMME, IS THAT POSSIBLE?
Yes. Get in touch, and together we can create a package that will work best to suit your needs.
DO YOU HAVE A CANCELLATION POLICY?
Yes. Appointments cancelled with more than 24 hours notice will not be charged. Appointments cancelled with less than 24 hours notice will be charged in full.
Greater clarity, less confusion, more control
Faster recovery, return to normal life sooner
Maintain muscle mass, strength & resilience
A supported immune system
Less fatigue and improved mood
Faster healing of surgical wounds
Fewer digestive problems
Better management of treatment side effects
More interesting, less monotonous & better for you meals
Feel more able to face any challenges that come your way
Confidence that you are doing all you can
Holistic support to help you live life to the full
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS
OF NUTRITION COACHING?
IS NUTRITION COACHING
RIGHT FOR YOU?
I work with men and women over the age of 18 who have any type of cancer, with a particular interest in those with head, neck and upper GI cancers.
Boost your nutrition before treatment starts, to feel strong & better prepared.
Get tailored nutrition advice to help manage weight & treatment side effects.
Gently build your body back to health with meal & lifestyle guidance.
Keeping you well-nourished & supported beyond cancer.