Outpatient Nutrition Services


519-421-4233 ext. 2126

Hours of Operation: 

8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday


Outpatient Nutrition Services is located on the lower level of the Hospital, room L304. The easiest way to get to this area is to park in the Athlone Avenue entrance at the back of the hospital.

Accessing this Service:

A written referral from a family physician can be faxed to Outpatient Nutrition Services; we also accept self-referrals by contacting Outpatient Nutrition Services directly by phone. Please remember to bring your health card with you.

A Registered Dietitian will help translate scientifically sound nutrition advice into practical nutrition guidelines. The dietitian can assist the client on various nutrition topics, from healthy nutrition approaches to mindful eating and specific nutrition advice related to certain medical conditions.

The following is a description of the services offered:

Individual Nutrition & Diet Counselling

This is a one-hour appointment visit with a Registered Dietitian that includes a nutrition assessment, specific nutrition counselling, and eating guidelines for the following conditions:

  • Healthy eating
  • Mindful eating strategies
  • Chronic health conditions
  • Food allergies, intolerances, and sensitivities
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Nutrition and pregnancy
  • Malnutrition and unintentional weight loss
  • Vegan/vegetarian eating

Heart Health Seminar

This is a two-hour nutrition education seminar for heart health that will assist in the lowering of elevated blood cholesterol and triglycerides. This seminar is offered every three months. The heart health seminar covers the following topics:

  • Risk factors for heart disease
  • Healthy eating
  • Mediterranean diet approach
  • Making healthy fat choices
  • Benefits of fibre for heart health
  • Label reading
  • Active living
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