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Education and Qualifications 

 Education and Qualifications

 Motivational Interviewing Introduction - Update 18th – 19th January 2016. Trainer: Professor Stephen Rollnick Two day workshop Swalec Stadium, Cardiff

Behaviour change training Part 11 November 2015

2 day BDA approved course led by trainer Dympna Pearson.  Focus was on Motivational Approaches and it built on Part 1

 FODMAP for IBS training (one day) at University of Nottingham, March, 2015.

  Food allergy e-training dietitians 2014, October 2014 Awarded by Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy. Grade: 100%

  Value Requirements Training, April 2014, trained on 2 day course by Tom and Ki Gilb through the British Computer Society

 Certified Scrum Master Training, January 2014

Course and exam so that I am now a Qualified Scrum Master

 Level 11, Food Safety Catering, Pembrokeshire College, October 2011

 The DAFNE Course, The Heart Hospital, London, January 2011

I attended the week’s course that Type 1 diabetics attend to learn more about how they can better control their blood glucose

 Behaviour change training June 2009

I attended a week’s course led by trainer Dympna Pearson.  This taught skills such as Patient-centeredness, motivation, behavioural strategies aimed at helping individuals change current eating behaviours, in particular with regards to weight.


University of Edinburgh, December 2005

Concepts of Epidemiology: a week’s course introducing the concepts, principles and methods of Epidemiology, taught by Prof. Raj Bhopal from the School of Medicine

University of Hertfordshire
, Sept-Dec 1991

Professional Updating for Women - postgraduate qualification (equivalent to 33% of an MSc.)


Walthamstow College, Sept. - Dec. 1982 (plus 2 summer schools at Uni. of Nottingham Qualified as an Associate Member with the Health Education Authority (to be able to teach courses associated with Look After Your Heart and Look After Yourself)


University of Surrey 1977 – 1981

B.Sc. (Hons.) in Nutrition - 2:1 degree
This course included a year of professional training where I spent 6 months attached to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff and 6 months at the MRC Epidemiology Unit.

My final year specialist options were Psychology and Biochemistry

University of Surrey 1981
State Registration in Dietetics with Distinction


St. Cyres Comprehensive School, Penarth, Wales 1970 – 1977

GCE “O” level:          10 “O” levels
GCE “A” level:           Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Biology at Special level (Dist.)


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