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Dietitians & Weight Loss

    • Team of experienced dietitians providing advice on nutrition
    • Offering bespoke plans to suit your lifestyle and requirements
    • Call to book an immediate consultation to discuss your options
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Our team of experienced Dietitians offer consultations at Kingsbridge Private Hospital and have the professional knowledge and experience to establish your nutritional needs and recommend an appropriate plan to suit you.

Kingsbridge Private Hospital currently works in partnership with Dr Gillian Killiner from 121 Dietitian and Jenaed Goncalves Brodell, a leading Specialist Consultant Dietitian to offer confidential advice and support to help you achieve your goals and lifestyle changes.

Our dietitians appreciate that we all have great intentions when it comes to diets and nutrition, but being able to commit to changes for the long term can require specialist support and that’s where we come in.

We offer a range of plans and packages for patients with a range of dietary problems and/or requirements to include:

Whatever the reason for you having your diet assessed our dietitians at Kingsbridge Private Hospital can help. Whether it’s a diagnosed health condition or simply a ‘Diet MOT’ that’s needed, we work with patients to develop bespoke plans to suit their lifestyle. 

Dr Gillian Killiner is a Specialist Consultant Dietitian that specialises in treating the person as a whole integrating gut, brain and cellular optimisation to ensure the body can restore and repair itself.


Prior to your consultation you will be required to complete a 7 day food diary and questionnaire, which can be emailed or posted out to you. You must bring this with you to your appointment.

Initial Consultation 

Your initial 45 minute consultation will take place at Kingsbridge Private Hospital in Belfast or Holywood. Your pre-assessment information will be discussed and a suitable plan will be prepared. A detailed and personalised programme will be forwarded to you following your consultation.


Follow-up appointment can be arranged to help support you in your journey and answer any queries you may have regarding your dietary programme.

Whether you want to lose weight to improve your health or appearance, or before having an operation, we can offer help with tailored plans to meet your specific needs.

Dr Gillian Hunter can offer the following programmes: 

The Counterweight Programme

  • Proven to achieve medically significant 5-10% weight loss and maintenance at 12 months.
  • This is a structured weight management solution delivered over a 12-month period.

The Counterweight Plus Programme

  • A non-surgical weight management solution for individuals with greater weight loss need, i.e. greater than 15kg for individuals with a BMI >30 kg/m*
  • This programme involves a total diet replacement phase over 12 weeks, followed by stepped, structured food reintroduction and then a weight maintenance phase over 12-months.

To book an appointment with Dr Gillian Killiner, please fill out an enquiry form or text BOOKNOW to 66777

Jenaed Goncalves Brodell is a leading Specialist Sports Performance Dietitian and Paediatric Dietitian in the UK.

Furthermore, Jenaed has specialised in Children’s Nutrition. She has a wealth of experience in top NHS hospitals in London as well as private sector. Her focus areas are children’s allergies and intolerances, reflux, growth faltering and selective eating (Autism/AFRID).

Jenaed’s consultations are done via her own telehealth platform or face to face. She provides support via an app which allows clients to keep checking in.

Jenaed can offer the following programme: 

Ultimate Weight Management Package

Weight loss can be the most difficult topic to navigate with so much misinformation.

That’s why Jenaed has developed the ultimate weight management 3 month program. This program is unlike any other in that it is individualised for the client as well as designed to be sustainable. No more quick dieting techniques only for you to gain the weight again. With her help, its gone for good!

What does the package include?

  • Initial consultation 60-90 minutes
  • 5 x follow up
  • Individualised meal guide
  • Support via app
  • Meal logging and tracking with the support of your dietitian
  • Regular weekly check-ins via the app
  • Recipes
  • Educational content and material

Total average weight loss of clients 3 months : 6-8kg

Total clients that kept the weight off : 100%

To book an appointment with Jenaed, please email for adult enquiries or for children’s enquiries.

If you would like to book an appointment or require further information on the available options, please do not hesitate to contact our private patient booking team via our online enquiry form.

Alternatively, email Kingsbridge Private Hospital


Treatment Locations

Kingsbridge MRI, CT and Outpatients Centre

801 Lisburn Road, Belfast, BT9 7GX

Healthcare Professionals & Consultants

Gillian Killiner

Specialist Dietitian

Jenaed Brodell

Leading Specialist Consultant Dietitian

Patient Journey

Find out what your journey will be from diagnosis to treatment

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Patient Testimonials

"I had surgery here at the weekend and I can't recommend this place highly enough. They took great care of me and kept me at ease throughout my stay. The staff were brilliant, really friendly and chatted away and the food was top class. This hospital was better than any hotel I wonder could I book a weekend away in it when I fully recover?" Mr McGinnity, Kingsbridge Patient
"EXCELLENT - Had surgery today under the very caring Dr Stewart and her team. I cannot thank her enough for all she’s done for me over the past few months. Everything was explained to me in detail and all my care was considerate, professional and compassionate. Everyone I’ve met today has been beyond kind from Will the Anaesthetist, the Nurses and theatre staff, the catering staff - there has been no exception. Thank you all for taking care of me so well today - look forward to getting home tomorrow x" Mrs McAleavey, Kingsbridge Patient
"Hospital spotless and clean.   Staff were so caring couldn’t do enough for me and made sure I was comfortable. Give the place 10 out of 10. Had surgery yesterday and treatment was first class" Ms Demirtas, Kingsbridge Patient
"Their service was excellent and convenient location!" Ms Kneale, Kingsbridge Patient
"Just received surgery at this hospital and I couldn't have been made to feel any more comfortable from the minute I stepped in until the minute I left. All the staff are wonderful and so friendly I will highly recommend this hospital to everyone" Ms McGivern, Kingsbridge Patient
"Had eye surgery here twice for cataracts and lens replacement. Super smooth service from start to finish. Very happy" Ms Jones, Kingsbridge Patient
"As hospitals go this one is pretty amazing! Had surgery with Mr Molloy at the end of October and have another one the end of this month. Mr Molloy is a gentleman who puts you at ease right away and ensured my last procedure went smoothly! From start to finish all the hospital staff go above and beyond to make your stay as comfortable and stress free as possible. The facilities are brilliant with the rooms spacious and modern to recover in. Keep up the good work!" Ms Roulston, Kingsbridge Patient
"My mother had a total hip replacement surgery. We stayed for three days and were discharged today. Honestly, words can't describe the quality of the job and care they do. The doctors Roger Wilson, Sherman, David, the nurses Susan, Sinead, Siobhan, Andrea, the catering staff who provided customised halal food, and the remaining team whose names I cannot remember were the kindest, nicest, politest, the most caring, professional and pleasant people we have ever come across in healthcare environment. These are true gems and real stars. We are indebted to their treatment.
They are 7 star people. We love you!" Mr Yourish, Kingsbridge Patient
"Great friendly staff the nurses go way and beyond.  The hospital is spotless, and the service is second to none." Ms Croke, Kingsbridge Patient
"Currently just back from recovery on the ward. I have just had ACL reconstructive surgery on my left knee. What can I say? This place is brilliant. I arrived at 8.35am, taken to the ward at 8.45am (my admission time was 9am). Tended to by a lovely Nurse. Dr Roger Wilson spoke to me around 9.45am, in Theatre for 10am, recovery for 11.10am and now currently back on ward. These guys are awesome. From the consultant to anaesthetist to nurses to cater assistants. Absolutely brilliant. Thank you so much. I am so grateful to everyone at Kingsbridge for the service." Mr McNicholl, Kingsbridge Patient
"I just had a total hip replacement done by Mr Molloy.  He made me feel totally at ease (a real gentleman). I had 1st class treatment and as for the staff they couldn’t do enough for me. My experience was excellent from the time I arrived until the day I left for home. Thanks a million to all involved." Miss Bennett, Kingsbridge Patient
"Excellent experience with Kingsbridge Hospital, my dad had a day procedure here recently and not only did he receive fantastic care, but so did myself and my mum. The staff were so understanding and without saying anything could see I was looking after my mum also who has dementia, they went above and beyond to make the time spent waiting on my Dad as pleasant and stress free as possible, I will never forget the extra mile they went to, to support us. Many thanks x" Ms Forde, Kingsbridge Patient
"I have just been discharged from Kingsbridge today after surgery and was in for 3 days. From start to finish my experience was excellent. From catering staff up to senior nurses and doctors they were all fantastic and made my stay a positive experience. As a nurse myself I probably have high expectations of care and I certainly experienced the best of care in Kingsbridge who have staff they should be proud off.  Great teamwork." Ms Armstrong, Kingsbridge Patient
"I recently had my gall bladder removed. All of the staff I had to deal with were excellent and professional. It was the best treatment I have ever received." Ms Burrows, Kingsbridge Patient
"I got my tonsils out yesterday, all the staff were so pleasant and nothing was too much for them. I really did receive one to one care. They just had so much time for me. The food was lovely and the staff from the kitchen where first class. Glad I received my surgery here." Miss Wright, Kingsbridge Patient
"The service and staff are first class.  Had my cataract operation done on the 20th of January and I would like to thank all the staff of this fantastic hospital for giving me my life back.  You are all a credit to your profession.  Excellent service and I would highly recommend you.  Once again thank you so much and I am truly grateful to you all." Mr Doolan, Kingsbridge Patient
"Amazing 5-star hospital.  Have had other surgery here before on my back.
Yesterday's was a neck disc replacement operation.  I would highly recommend this hospital like a hotel manner. Thanks again guys." Mr Phillips, Kingsbridge Patient
"I recently got an MRI scan at Kingsbridge and was very impressed with how simple the process was and how little time I had to wait. The staff were friendly, and it was an all-round pleasant experience." Mr Sharkey, Kingsbridge Patient
"Can’t praise Kingsbridge Private Hospital enough!! I had an operation a couple of weeks ago and I was so well looked after. My surgeon Mr Rashid was fantastic, and the nursing staff was also fabulous. I found they communicated very well to each other, so everyone knew when my meds were due, my allergies etc. They were so kind, so lovely, constantly checked to see how I was i.e. my temperature etc. The food was fabulous and the catering staff very helpful having had an operation were very happy to accommodate ... Thank you to all!" Ms Cheong, Kingsbridge Patient
"Staff very friendly and very efficient. Surgeon and surgery top class. Big thanks to the Nurses for all their care and patience" Mr Howard, Kingsbridge Patient
"I was in your facility yesterday for a day procedure (operation on my left arm). I wanted to write and express how impressed I was with the facilities and more importantly the staff on the Ward.

Everyone was excellent, and I mean excellent, i don't normally write congratulatory e-mails so this is high praise in my view. The Senior nurse was excellent, as was the Theatre nurse and the anaesthetist. Even the assistants that helped with catering and other duties. All came together to form a great impression of the establishment." Jason Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Kingsbridge Patient

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