Our paediatric nutrition and dietetic service is a team of registered dietitians specialised in paediatric nutrition who provide specialist children’s dietetic services.

The service provides support for children with food allergy and intolerance, coeliac disease, complex obesity, dysphagia, enteral feeding, gastroenterology, faltering growth and malnutrition, restricted diets, special needs, and vitamin and mineral deficiencies.

The Barnet service offers individual consultations for:

  • Home Enteral Tube Feeding
  • Appropriate prescribing

The service can be contacted by phone: 020 8349 7073
Email: clcht.paediatricnutrition@nhs.net

Oak Lane Clinic
Oak Ln 
N2 8LT

These boroughs offer individual consultations for:

  • Managing food allergies
  • Treating diagnosed nutrient deficiencies
  • Home tube feeding
  • Managing faddy eating
  • Managing obesity and weight related issues
  • Managing faltering growth
  • Appropriate prescribing

The service can be contacted on:

For Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster phone: 020 7266 8764.
Email: clcht.paediatricnutrition@nhs.net

Clinics in these boroughs run at the following locations and times:

Monday at Violet Melchett Clinic, 9am - 5pm

Tuesday at Lisson Grove Health Centre, 9am - 5pm

Thursday at Woodfield Road Medical Centre and Bessborough Health Centre, 9am - 5pm

Friday at St Charles Centre for Health and Wellbeing, 9am - 5pm

Children can be referred by their GP, paediatrician, nurse, health visitor, social services and other healthcare professionals.

For referrals to Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster phone: 020 7266 8764

For referrals to Barnet phone: 020 8349 7073


Further information

CLCH K&C Westminster Infant formula Prescribing Guideline 2018

CLCH Barnet Infant formula Prescribing Guideline 2018

Barnet Appropriate Prescribing Referral form

Barnet Paeds Diet HEFT referral form

K&C and Westminster paediatric  referral form 

K&C and Westminster Paeds Diet HEFT 

Inclusion criteria:

  • Be registered with a GP in Barnet
  • Home enteral feeding- gastrostomy or nasogastric tube in situ
  • Allergy formulae - for appropriate prescribing assessment, advice and management


Inclusion criteria:

Be registered with a GP in Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster and meet the referral criteria below:

  • Allergies & intolerances
  • Behavioural eating problems
  • Restricted range in diet e.g. Autistic spectrum disorder
  • Long term fussy eaters who have not responded to first line advice
  • >2 centiles difference in weight and height
  • Obesity : BMI ≥ 98th centile (obese) using UK 1990 reference chart for age and gender
  • Nutrient Deficiencies e.g. Iron deficiency anaemia, vitamin D deficiency rickets Supported by blood test results or medical reports
  • Faltering Growth defined as 2+ centile lines difference between weight and height/length (on repeated weights)/ Weight crossing two or more centiles or Weight below the 0.4 centile
  • Review of prescribed Oral nutritional supplements (ONS)
  • Enteral Feeding Tube Feeding (NGT/NJT/PEG/PEJ/PEG-J)
  • Gastrointestinal Conditions e.g. Constipation/  Diarrhoea


Home visits are available to those children who are enterally fed.

Violet Melchett Clinic

Clinic open: 9am - 5pm

Lisson Grove Health Centre

Clinic open: 9am - 5pm

Oak Lane Clinic

Oak Lane London, N2 8LT
Clinic open: 9am - 5pm

Woodfield Road Medical Centre

W9 3XZ
Clinic open: 9am - 5pm

Bessborough Health Centre

Clinic open: 9am - 5pm

St Charles Health Centre for Health and Wellbeing

W10 6DZ
Clinic open: 9am - 5pm