Read about Tig & Nichola’s experience as Dietitians within the NHS and working in private practice. They also share testimonials from clients.
Tig is a highly skilled, experienced and respected health professional having worked across numerous health specialties in the NHS for the last 10 years. She is able to care for both paediatric and adult patients.
Her strong and varied clinical experience, knowledge and skills enables her to connect and empower people to make positive dietary changes to improve their health, well-being and lifestyle.
She is able to treat patients with a wide variety of clinical conditions including;
weight management, cancer, heart disease, diabetes and gastroenterology.
She is a passionate leading expert in Burn and wound nutritional management and particularly enjoys supporting survivors to optimise their health and lifestyle to live life as fully as possible post injury.
Her work has taken her to America and Canada where she experienced private healthcare delivery.Additionally, she has worked at local, regional and national levels to inform nutrition services for people with complex wounds, in both public and charity settings.
Tig has consulted for the Katie Piper Foundation and written for the respected nutrition publication CN Nutrition. She works as a guest lecturer at The University of Nottingham and Coventry University, teaching evidence based nutrition in relation to health conditions.
Tig works privately in addition to her NHS role (Mon-Wed).
Nichola graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2012 with a Master of Nutrition and Dietetic degree. She is registered with the following professional bodies; HCPC and the British Dietetic Association BDA.
She is an experienced Dietitian, having worked for more than 9 years in the NHS. She has a wide range of clinical experience, knowledge and skills predominantly within gastroenterology and cancer.
Nichola provides advice and support for health conditions such as Diverticular Disease, IBS, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, gastric & colorectal cancer. Nichola knows the importance of how good nutrition can improve health, manage symptoms, improve quality of life and positively impact mental health.
Nichola has undertaken further training at Monash University in the use of a low FODMAP diet for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
She is passionate about enabling people to overcome critical illness and support them through treatment.
More recently Nichola has been involved in enhancing peoples' nutritional status through Covid-19 rehabilitation.
Additionally, she has extensive experience of working within cardiovascular health both prevention and recovery. Nichola currently works as a private Dietitian in Nottingham.
"I wanted a career where I could help people and make a difference to their lives in a positive way. Co- founding The Dietary Edit has enabled me to continue that journey with the additional personal touch" Nichola Williams RD.
The advice Tig gave me was so clear and understandable. Since talking to you I have had the confidence to try things I had been too scared to try. The blended soups have been life changing! I am so grateful that you gave me your time and knowledge. I feel 100% better, both in mind, body and ‘functions’ are all much more normal (if you know what I mean!). So thank you, thank you. You have made such a positive difference to
Tig has been an integral part of The Katie Piper Foundation since we opened our residential rehabilitation service in 2018. Tig has worked closely with the team in supporting survivors of burns by empowering individuals to make changes within their lives to maximise their long and short term goals, and to improve their overall feelings of wellbeing, both physically and psychologically.
Tig has been a delight to work with and has a vast knowledge of complex injuries and trauma and the impact this has on the body and mind. She has a great ability to connect quickly with people and put them at ease while gathering information and not losing sight of their individual goals.
This is my own reflection on working with Tig, but I have spoken with many individuals who have all benefited greatly from her input, and we as an organisation are very thankful and appreciative of the professional services she has delivered, and wish her well in all future endeavours.
Nichola advised me regarding a rare complication of neck surgery called a chyle leak. It was so good to speak to someone who really knew the condition through real life experience and had the expertise on how best to deal with it through diet. She really knows her stuff and is also a very nice person who made me feel that I was in safe hands