Support Services

Sue Harris

Administrator for First Dietitians

I work part time for the department, my role is to provide full admin support for the team. Outside of work I enjoy reading, I couldn’t live without my kindle, I look forward to my holidays abroad and now to spending time with my first grandchild.

Becky Field

Administrator for First Dietitians

I work full time as one of two Administrators for the dietetic department. We provide full admin support for the dietetics team. I have worked within the NHS since 2010 in various departments including microbiology as a Lab Assistant and for the CCG as a Receptionist. I have three teenage children who keep me busy outside of work. I enjoy taking holidays abroad with myhusband Paul.

Anna FitzGibbon BSc (Hons) Dip Allergy RD

Service lead for First Dietitians

I work full time as the team manager. I qualified in 2000 and have worked in a variety of roles. I am passionate about community dietetics with a particular interest in the nutritional care of older persons and prescribing support work. My interests outside of work mainly center on my two young sons and football! 

The Children's Dietitians

We have a team of 4 paediatric Dietitians in First Community Health and Care. We cover all paediatric referrals received from the Crawley, Horsham and East Surrey areas.

Joanna Mankelow BSc (Hons) RD

Senior Children's Dietitian

My role includes close liaison with other services such as health visiting, school nursing, community children’s nursing and community paediatricians. Outside of work I enjoy attending a ladies Runfit group and spending time in my garden. My veg growing is still a bit hit and miss...but it’s fun to try.

Denise Kennedy BSc (Hons) RD

Senior Children's Dietitian

I work with the dietetic team part time, working with children and their families. I mainly do this through running out-patient clinics in Crawley and Horsham and also supporting some children with more complex needs at home. I have a special interest in children with weight problems and food allergy. I never cease to be amazed at the power of good food for a child, whether they have special dietary needs or not. Food can affect our learning, our health and our zest for life! I encourage all families to share meals whenever possible as a special time together.

Kate Stokes BSc (Hons) RD

Children's Dietitian

I work two and a half days per week for First Community Health and Care dietetics: all day Tuesday and Thursday, and Friday morning. I cover children’s outpatient clinics in East Surrey and West Sussex and community visits.

Naomi Mason BSc (Hons) RD

Children’s Dietitian

I have just joined the paediatric dietetic team having previously worked with the dietetic adult team. I am currently working part-time hours on a Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. I am interested in the impact of food on our health, learning and development. In my own time I like to exercise and grow my own vegetables, both of which I do with varied success.

The Adult Team

Veronica Heard BSc (Hons) MSc RD

Lead Community Dietitian

I have enjoyed working as a specialist dietitian within a variety of clinical specialities. I work across the East Surrey CCG with a focus on coordinating and delivering dietary education for patients with Diabetes.  Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family and being out and about in the countryside.

Catha Holt Bsc (Hons) PGDip RD

Lead Community Dietitan

I work in Horsham and Crawley supporting people who rely on tube feeding to help with their nutrition and hydration.

Outside of work I have a quiet life at home spending time with my young son, partner and friends. My hobbies are reading and running. The latter often happens in phases though, and is dependent is on my motivation and the weather!

Alia Torreadrado BSc (Hons) RD

Community Neuro Rehab Team Dietitian

I work as part of Sussex Community NHS Trust providing early supported discharge for stroke patients, supporting discharge and promoting recovery of patients following acute brain injury, as well as providing tailored nutritional support for patients with progressive long term neurological conditions. Outside of work my favourite pastimes are walking my two dogs Pep and Butch in the forest, reading as many books as they allow me to read and visiting The British Library.

Caroline McLaurin RD

I work full time as a dietitian based at Crawley Hospital. I’m currently on the Band 5 rotation and see patients in a variety of settings including clinics and groups. In my spare time I like to keep fit, spend time with my family and I enjoy trying new out new recipes

Maria Wilton RD

Community Dietitian

I'm a Community Dietitian, based at Crawley Hospital and cover the Surrey area. I qualified as a dietitian in 1999 and have worked in a wide variety of roles both for the NHS and private companies. I initially worked in the acute setting and specialised in Cardiac Care.  I took a career break while my children were young and returned to dietetic practice four years ago, working with bariatric patients.  I have been working for First Community for one year on a band 5 rotation.  I currently see adult patients in their own homes and nursing homes, also covering an outpatient clinic and delivering pulmonary rehab group education sessions.  From February I will be learning to support paediatric patients and their families. In my spare time, I enjoy fitness training and travelling.

Kirsty Frost RD

Community Dietitian

I work full time as a dietitian based at Crawley Hospital. I am passionate about dietetics and I currently work in a variety of different settings. This includes hospital wards, clinics and group education sessions.  In my spare time I enjoy cooking, spending time with family and friends and open-water swimming.

Cleo Kamere BSc (Hons) RD

Dietitian

I am a newly qualified dietitian and I provide dietetic services to people in their own homes, in care homes and clinics in the East Surrey area. Outside of work I enjoy reading and travelling with my family and friends.

Juliette Harmer BSc(Hons) MSc RD

Lead Prescribing Support Dietitian

I work in Crawley, Horsham and Mid Sussex providing Dietetic support and expertise on the prescribing of nutritional products in the community. I work in GP practices and Care Homes to educate and advise staff on best practice in the nutritional care of individuals to optimise their health. Outside of work I juggle children, pets and keeping active. Relaxing involves cooking food, sampling the food I’ve cooked, then cycling to burn off the calories!

Kate Evans BSc(Hons) RD

Prescribing Support Dietitian

I work alongside the Medicines Management Team at East Surrey CCG to provide expert prescribing support for nutritional products across East Surrey.  I work closely with GP practices, care homes and people in their own homes to ensure they are receiving the most clinically and cost-effective oral nutritional supplements. I also provide malnutrition and ‘Food First’ training to a range of healthcare professionals. Outside of work I enjoy socialising with my friends and squeezing in as many holidays as possible to relax in the sun.

Abigail Chapman BSc (Hons) SRD

Lead Community Dietitian

I am one of the Lead Community Dietitians covering the Surrey area. I qualified as a dietitian in 1997 and have worked in a wide variety of roles both for the NHS and private companies. I have been working in the community for the past 14 years and my passion is community dietetics and supporting individuals with their weight management.  I see patients in their own homes and nursing homes, also covering an outpatient clinic. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family. 

Deepti de Araujo MSc (Hons), BSc  RD

Lead Community Dietitan

I work part time within the Dietetic team covering the east Surrey area and provide a service to patients in their own homes, nursing homes and outpatient clinics. In addition to nutritional support, I also manage a caseload of complex home enteral feeding patients requiring a more specialist input. My interests outside of work include reading, learning new DIY skills and anything else that involves my two young boys.