A BIT ABOUT ROSAN
Rosan completed her degree in Dietetics in South Africa and specialised in paediatric nutrition in the UK. In 2004, she finished her MSc in Paediatric Nutrition and in 2008 her PhD at Imperial College London. She was the principal research dietitian at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children until December 2015, leading a project on the impact of gastrointestinal food allergies on children and their families and after this worked with the allergy team at St. Thomas Hospital as research dietitian until 2018. In addition, she has a busy paediatric dietetic practice specialising in food allergy, feeding difficulties (SOS trained), nutritional support and faltering growth in London. She has published numerous articles on paediatric nutrition, food allergy, feeding difficulties and is in particular interested in the association between growth and food allergy. She has also co-authored the Paediatric Dietetic Pocket Guide, that aims to provide guidance on nutritional management in paediatrics.
She is currently module leader for the Food Hypersensitivity Module that forms part of the MSc in Allergy at Imperial College London, and is honorary senior lecturer in paediatrics at the same university. She is also visiting Professor at KU Leuven, Belgium, on their MSc on Deglutology (swallow disorders). She is the chair of the European Section of the International Network for Diet and Allergy, secretary of the Allied Health and Primary Care section of EAACI and member of several EAACI task forces on food allergy.
Rosan is fluent in English, German, Afrikaans and has a B1 level French
Rosan has been seeing paediatric patients privately since 2005. She currently primarily provides video consultations (using Zoom platform which is GDPR compatible), which allows parents to do the consultations from the comfort of their home and if required, the consultation can be recorded. Face to face consultations, when required occur at 84 Harley Street, London. Her private practice has a specialist focus on allergies and intolerances, childhood feeding difficulties, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, faltering growth and nutritional support (enteral nutritional support). She sees children from birth up to 16 years of age.
WHAT HAS ROSAN BEEN UP TO
Rosan has 2 video consultation clinics per week. Video consultations allow for an assessment in the comfort of your home, whilst multiple parties can join the consultation, a feeding assessment can take place within the home environment and immediate access to nutritional products used e at home. Please note, that during the COVID-19 crisis, Rosan has relaxed her referral criteria to accommodate the increasing demand from parents.
50 minute video consultation includes: > Assessment of the growth chart > Assessment of nutritional bloods (if available) > Clinical Assessment if Child Attends Consultation > Dietary Assessment > Dietary advice according to above information, including a written report. On request parents can also request that the consultation is recorded.