Paul is a passionate, enthusiastic and experienced registered health professional. With over 16 years experience working in the NHS, most of that time as a diabetes specialist and leading a successful team of dietitians, Paul has a lot to offer his clients.
In 2015 Paul successfully obtained a National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship. This prestigious award will culminate in Paul obtaining his PhD through research into Carbohydrate Advice in Type 2 Diabetes. He is undertaking his PhD at The University of Birmingham whilst continuing clinical work with Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust and as a freelance dietitian specialising in diabetes and mental health.
Paul has undertaken a number of voluntary roles to support the advancement of the profession and to improve care for people with diabetes. These include roles on the Professional Practice Board of the British Dietetic Association (BDA) and Committee membership of the BDA's Specialist Diabetes Group, during which time he was co-author of the UK Nutrition Guidelines for Diabetes. Paul is also one of a team of National Media Spokespeople for the BDA.
About his Freelance work, Paul says: "I love the variety and the opportunity to work with so many different clients - both individuals and corporate. No two days are ever the same and as a Freelance Dietitian its really important to be flexible, responsive and to keep up to date in all the key areas. It's very rewarding."
For a copy of Paul's CV, or to discuss how he can support you, please get in touch by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 07966 056 512.