Clare Thornton-Wood - Specialist Paediatric Dietitian
Clare Thornton-Wood is a registered Paediatric Dietician and a member of the British Dietetic Assocation (BDA).
After graduating from the University of Surrey with a BSc in Nutrition and Dietetics, and a period working in adult dietetics, Clare undertook additional training in paediatrics, taking 2 MSc Modules in Paediatric Dietetics at the University of Plymouth.
She works as a local paediatric dietitian for the NHS in Surrey and also as the dietitian at a boarding school for children/young adults with severe epilepsy and autistic spectrum disorder (ASD).
She has undertaken additional training in a number of areas, including autistic spectrum disorder/ADHD, allergy, neuro-disability, coeliac disease, diabetes, eating disorders and weight management. She regularly attends study days, meetings and conferences to keep her practice up to date.
Clare is a wife and mother of three children and, when not working, a keen musician, performing in a number of local orchestras and choirs. She also loves to cycle, and of course cook, invent and adapt recipes and eat!