Lauren McVeigh

Regional specialist paediatric dietitian (Gastroenterology)

Education and qualifications

Lauren completed her initial training in Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Surrey. After a short period as a rotational dietitian in adult practice, with a growing interest in paediatrics, she started working for the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children in 2012. She went onto complete her Master’s in Advanced Professional Practice via the University of Plymouth in 2018.  

Lauren has worked as part of the paediatric gastroenterology service since 2015 and is now the clinical lead for the dietetic team in gastroenterology and nutrition support. She manages the Bristol Dietetic Led Coeliac service and also works closely with the multi-disciplinary team supporting children and young people with other gastroenterology and hepatic conditions in Bristol and the South West, both as in patients and outpatients which includes managing patients with multiple allergic presentations. 

Articles by Lauren McVeigh for Nutricia UK

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