Talking Nutrition in Chronic Disease

Accredited by:

RCGP Accredited British Society of Lifestyle Medicine Reducing World Obesity Bath GP Education & Research Trust

In conjunction with:

Blood Pressure UK Reducing World Obesity Reducing World Obesity

This one day interactive workshop will equip GPs, practice nurses and other healthcare professionals with scientific facts and brief intervention concepts around diabetes, cardiovascular disease and more. Building on the use of the conversation as a tool for change, this course will examine how nutrition can impact QOF outcomes and multimorbidity challenges. Throughout the day there will be a focus on over- and under-nutrition. As well as a practical look at how to effectively convey nutritional messaging and empower patients to make use of local social prescribing options.

Learn in depth

  • Gain evidence-based insight into the impact that diet can have on common multimorbidity disease clusters
  • Look in detail at cardiovascular disease, type II diabetes and other metabolic disorders to understand shared risk factors and nutrition impacts
  • Take away a workbook including case studies, fact sheets and discussion topics for ongoing learning

Develop your skills

  • Understand the basics of Motivational Interviewing
  • Translate theory into practice through role play and small group discussion
  • Establish a practical plan for addressing chronic disease and nutrition throughout your workplace 

Broaden your network

  • Make local connections with attendees on the day
  • Become part of a large national network of healthcare professionals working to include nutrition in their practice

Hear Dr Rachel Pryke on the value of Talking Nutrition in Chronic Disease:

Your Course Tutors


GP and Clinical Advisor on obesity and multimorbidity, Royal College of GPs.

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Dr Conor Kerley (PhD, BSc, H. Dip, MINDI)

Lecturer in Diet, Health and Disease, Technological University Dublin

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Rachel Cooke

Public Health Principal and Registered Dietitian

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Anne Holdoway

Consultant Dietitian, Chair ‘Managing Adult Malnutrition in the Community’ panel, BAPEN Education Officer

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Dr Duane Mellor

Nutrition and Dietetic Consultant

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Dr Zoe Williams, GP

Lead Clinical Champion for Physical Activity, Public Health England; Clinical Champion for Physical Activity and Lifestyle, RCGP and Clinical Associate – Obesity and Lifestyle, Salford and Trafford Local Medical Committee

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Dr Georgina Cairns

Public Health Research and Capacity Building Consultant, Founding Director of the MBA in Social Marketing and Behaviour Change, University of Stirling

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Liz Tucker

Association for Nutrition Registered Nutritionist, food and nutrition industry advisor

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Dr Punam Krishan

Sessional GP, LMC Lanarkshire and Director, British Society of Lifestyle Medicine

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Download Course Agenda

Accredited by:

RCGP Accredited Reducing World Obesity Bath GP Education & Research Trust

In conjunction with:

Blood Pressure UK British Society of Lifestyle Medicine Reducing World Obesity Reducing World Obesity

Dates / Locations


Tuesday 3rd


Wednesday 25th



Wednesday 2nd


Wednesday 16th


Who will be there

This course has been designed to provide healthcare professionals with the information and skills they need to manage chronic disease through nutritional and lifestyle support for patients. It will benefit GPs, Practice Nurses, Chronic Disease Clinical Leads, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, primary care-based Pharmacists, Physician Associates, Care Navigators and other healthcare professionals supporting patients to manage illness through nutrition.

Cost of attendance £230 + VAT
RCGP & BSLM Members £190 + VAT
HCAs, Practice Nurses & Trainees. £160 + VAT

Bookings made 30 or fewer days before the event are non-refundable.