Sue Norton Registered Dietitian and founder of BandBoozled
Hi I’m Sue and I have been a qualified dietitian for over 20 years. In this time I have had a varied career working for both the NHS and as a freelance dietitian. I have always loved weight management and my passion is helping people reach their goals after bariatric surgery. I have run my own slimming clubs, been the company dietitian for weight and fitness companies such as Boossh and Gymophobics and written articles for many national magazines – have a little look in The Media section in our members’ area for some examples. I have a degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, an Advanced Diploma in dietetics and am registered with the British Dietetic Association and The Health and Care Professions Council. I am also a member of specialist obesity and Bariatric groups.
Nicola Harris Registered Nurse and founder of BandBoozled
Hi and I'm Nic – during my 13 years in the NHS my role involved chronic disease management and weight monitoring. I qualified with honours as a registered nurse in 2012 which allowed me to pursue my passion within the field of Bariatrics and weight loss surgery. I have been a dedicated bariatric nurse for 6 year’s, my role has allowed me to support patients before and after surgery for weight loss. My job role also includes specialist training and mentoring for other registered nurses and dietitian's within this field. I am registered under the Nursing and Midwifery Council
Bernadette McCall Finance & admin manager
Hi Im Bernie. Bernie joins the team with over 40 years of experiencing within the admin and finance sector. Bernie brings with her a massive wealth of knowledge and experience to help keep our finance and Admin department in shape.
Jenny Brayne CBT counsellor
I am a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and Counsellor with almost 30 years of experience. Accredited with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy (BABCP), I have worked in a variety of roles and settings over the course of my career. I have provided therapy and training at Universities and Colleges in the North West, within GP surgeries, NHS Psychological Services and Occupational Health settings.
James Griffiths Personal trainer
I am a personal trainer here to help you get the most from your weight loss journey! Oh no not a PT, don’t worry I am not your typical scream and shout, give me 1000 press-ups until you are sick trainer. I have 6 years of experience behind and a degree in sports and exercise science that has allowed me to help everyone one from bankers to brides to be transform their bodies and build the confidence and knowledge to be successful forever.
Can’t wait to be part of your weight loss journeys
Alison Woodley recipe developer/bariatric dietitian
Specialist Bariatric Dietitian - Alison has joined our Friends as our recipe and meal plan developer. We look forward to the tasty delights coming our way.
Hi I’m Alison. I’ve been a qualified dietitian for more than 7 years, having worked in a variety of areas for both the NHS and private companies. My favourite part of the job is working with people and helping them maximise their health and wellbeing. There is nothing more rewarding than seeing the smile on someone’s face when they have reached their goal. I enjoy cooking and adapting recipes to make them more healthy, nutritious and balanced and the saying “happiness is time spent in the kitchen” is certainly true for me. I am a member of the British Dietetic Association and the Health and Care Professions Council.
Suzanne Aesthetician & skin specialist
The Site Welcomes Suzanne - she is an Aesthetician and here to give us valuable knowledge about skincare. As we all know our skins can take a little beating during the weight loss journey, so Suzanne is here to talk about how to keep your skin hydrated, protected and plumped to the max.