Senior Paediatric Dietitian

Kelly Josh





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Kelly has worked as a dietitian for over 11 years.

Kelly has worked as a dietitian for over 11 years. She has completed a Bachelor of Science through Edith Cowan University and a Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics through Griffith University in Queensland. As a dietitian she has undertaken a course of study that included substantial theory and supervised and assessed professional practice in clinical nutrition, medical nutrition therapy and food service management.

Kelly has worked in a variety of clinical areas; from rural and remote Western Australia, to large specialist respiratory and cardiac hospitals in London. She has worked at Perth Children’s Hospital as a Senior Dietitian for over 8 years. She is a specialist in paediatric and preterm nutrition. She has expert experience in nutritional management of renal conditions, inborn errors of metabolism and diet therapy for epilepsy.

Kelly will provide nutritional assessment and evidence-based nutrition care plans for infant, toddler, child and adolescent nutrition and feeding.

Kelly will see patients referred with/for:

  • Growth failure
  • Malnutrition
  • Infant feeding advice– formulas, breastfeeding.
  • Introduction to solids
  • Fussy eating
  • Healthy meal times
  • Balanced diets
  • Overweight and obesity
  • High cholesterol or triglycerides
  • High blood pressure
  • High energy high protein diets
  • Constipation
  • Food related gastrointestinal intolerances
  • Dietary management of side effects for children on stimulant medications
  • Electrolyte restricted diets e.g. low potassium diet, no added salt diets
  • Increased nutritional requirements for medical conditions – Neurology, renal, cardiac, respiratory
  • Oral nutritional support.
  • Hypoglycaemia dietary management e.g. ketotic or non ketotic hypoglycaemia
  • Modified Atkins Diet therapy for epilepsy.

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