Lydia Collins-Hussey

Paediatric allergy dietitian

Education and qualifications

Lydia Collins-Hussey is a Paediatric Allergy Dietitian and has her own private practice (The Milk Allergy Dietitian) as well as working part time at AllergyUK as a Clinical Dietetic Advisor. Lydia is part of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Paediatric Allergy Training Faculty and a facilitator for the BDA CMPA course as well as teaching on the MSc Nutrition programs at Glasgow and Surrey University. She is the incoming chair for the British Dietetic Association (BDA) Food Allergy Specialist Group and a member of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI). In 2019, Lydia won the Barry Kay Award for her work in CMPA in NHS Grampian and in 2021 won the BDA Paediatric Research Award for her MSc dissertation in CMPA and telehealth.

Articles by Lydia Collins-Hussey for Nutricia UK

CMA diagnosis and management

Learn about the appropriate assessment and diagnosis of CMA, according to relevant guidelines, and when to use an amino acid formula

Milk ladders

The milk ladder is a step wise process to reintroducing milk back into the diet for those diagnosed with Cow's Milk Allergy (CMA).