Wolverhampton Food Health Team
The Food Health Team is part of the Nutrition and Dietetic
Service, serving the whole Wolverhampton community. The team was
set up in 2001 and now consists of nutritionists, dietitians, admin
staff and community food advisors. The team received national
recognition in December 2005 for best practice, receiving the
Department of Health’s Health and Social Care Award for Improving
Health and Reducing Inequalities.
The team’s main focus is to improve the consumption of healthy
food within the areas of the Wolverhampton community where the
occurrence of heart disease, cancer and obesity is at its
The team are working on a variety of projects, engaging with
the public to help them to understand the barriers that prevent
them from eating more healthily, thus enabling individuals to
make the healthier choice the easier choice.
Practical support is given on issues to do with cooking, eating and
shopping. We now know that residents are consuming more fruit than
they were three years ago.
The team works with all age groups in any community venue,
including religious meeting places, providing interactive
Contact the Food Health team for more information on 01902