Appointment to Dietitians Registration Board

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, has re-appointed the following person as a member of the Dietitians Registration Board.  This appointment is with effect from 03 November 2017 to 02 November 2020.


Ms Fiona Ward

Ms Ward studied at the University of Ulster at Coleraine (UUC), completing a BSc. Hons.  Human Nutrition in 1995 and a postgraduate diploma in Dietetics 1997. During eight years in the UK, she gained experience with adult patients in a variety of acute settings before working in the community, where she developed the Home Enteral Feeding and Nutrition Support service for Camden and Islington NHS Trust from 2000-2003. Having developed an interest in paediatrics, she joined the Whittington Hospital as a paediatric dietitian before moving home to Ireland. Ms Ward worked in Temple Street Children’s Hospital from 2005 until 2014. She completed an MA in Healthcare Management in 2013 and subsequently moved to the children’s Hospital Group (CHG) as a hospital design co-ordinator for the new children’s hospital for one year. Since 2015, she has worked in Our Lady’s Hospital Children’s Hospital, Crumlin as dietitian manager with a clinical remit in Epidermylosis Bullosa (EB) and is actively involved in student training. Ms Ward previously served as a member of the Dietitians Registration Board.