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MSc BSc (Hons) CSci FIBMS MBANT • Wirral Nutritional Therapy

About me

I’m Anna - BiomedicNutritionist® and am able to support Fatigue, Energy, Histamine, Histamine Intolerance, Unresolved & Complex Health Issues, Gastrointestinal Health & Many General Health Conditions.

I am located on the beautiful Wirral Peninsular, Wirral in the North West of England, very close to Liverpool and Cheshire UK. I am available online, from the comfort of your own home, to anywhere in the world.

I am a Registered Nutritional Therapy Practitioner qualified by Masters degree with Distinction. I practice Nutritional Therapy with diet, lifestyle changes, nutraceutical supplementation and functional testing (when required).

​Combining my background as a Chartered Scientist, over 25 years as a Biomedical Scientist, specialising in Cellular Pathology, and over 20 years as a mental health volunteer with my training in nutrition, I understand how the human body works, how it uses nutrients, and how we can feel as a human being. This enables me to understand how to support body function, wellbeing and mental health with a nutrition and lifestyle approach. I recognise that the human body is a complex multi functioning interactive system.

With so much nutrition information online, such as what is the best diet, gut health guidance, blood sugar balancing, fatigue fixes and histamine help, along with much conflicting information, it can be confusing to choose what’s right and what isn’t…

​But what there is not a lot of information about… is you, your health, your diet, your circumstances and your lifestyle. We are all individuals with different needs and requirements. 

Working with me gives you so much more than generic information found online. My Nutritional Therapy takes everything into consideration; evaluating your health, circumstances and lifestyle, in addition to looking out for those areas you can’t see, such as the way your body works on the inside, to give you unwavering support and help you move in the right direction.

With me as your Registered Nutritional Therapy Practitioner we would be working together to make an investment in you, your health and your lifestyle. You can’t find that online. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Nutritional Therapy

  • Registered Nutritional Therapy Practitioner 
  • BANT Registered Nutritionist®​
  • Master of Science (MSc) degree with Distinction in Nutritional Therapy. 
  • Registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) as a Nutritional Therapist. 
  • Member of the British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT). 

    Background & Experience
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree with Honours in Biomedical Science. 
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a Biomedical Scientist. 
  • Fellow of the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS). 
  • Chartered Scientist registered with The Science Council. 
  • Biomedical Scientist. 
  • Over 20 years volunteering with a mental health charity providing support by making meaningful connections with many individuals. 
  • Member of The Royal Society of Medicine. 
  • Trained in motivational interviewing and mentoring. 
  • Undertaken some coaching and counselling training.
  • Ongoing Continual Professional Development ​

​See website for additional information. 

Member organisations


Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)

The CNHC encompasses many types of alternative therapy, including massage, aromatherapy and nutrition.

In order to be admitted to the register a practitioner must have studied to the National Occupational Standards for that profession/discipline, or have reached the equivalent of the National Occupational Standards through other relevant training or at least three years of experience and been assessed by their peers.

A practitioner must also have professional insurance and agree to abide by the CNHC Code of Conduct, Performance and Ethics.


British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT)

The British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy is the professional body for Nutritional Therapists.

There are different BANT membership classes, including Full Member, Fellow Member and Student Member.

All BANT practitioners must have met the required standards of training, be fully insured and adhere to the BANT Code of Ethics and Practice.

Accredited register membership

Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council

Nutrition topics

Information about health conditions (*)

Nutritional therapy can help enhance the well-being of individuals diagnosed with serious medical conditions, but should not take the place of medical treatment and advice. If you have been diagnosed with - or suspect you may have - any of these conditions, please speak to your doctor before starting nutritional therapy or making any major changes to your diet or lifestyle.


From £50.00 to £325.00
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

Free no obligation call

Initial Consultation @ £50
Single consultation @ 40 min
Check-in call @ 20 min 

One month Programme @ £200
1 Initial consultation @ 90 min
1 Check in call @ 30 min in week 2
1 Follow-up @ 1 hour in week 4
Email support

Three month Programme @ £325
1 Initial consultation @ 90 min
5 Review sessions @ 45 min every 2 weeks
Email support

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Tuesday - Thursday 4pm - 8pm
Saturday 10am - 6pm
Sunday 10am - 2pm

Further information

Opening Hours

Tuesday - Thursday 4pm - 8pm
Saturday 10am - 6pm 
Sunday 10am - 2pm

I am able to respond to phone or email anytime, with the exception of 9am - 3pm Monday to Friday due to my biomedical science role.

My Journey

It is also from my own health experiences that I have developed knowledge and insight which I can use to support your health. Brought about by my own longer term health journey I have experienced Fatigue, Long-term Fatigue, Post Viral Fatigue, Histamine Conditions, Histamine Intolerance, Mast Cells and considered my own genetic response to nutrients. I have much insight, an in-depth understanding, and importantly my own health experiences and ways of navigating in the world in these specialist areas. I am in an ideal position to understand others' and the impact of those conditions in daily life. 

I have also studied histamine intolerance in-depth during my Nutritional Therapy Master’s degree and completed my Masters dissertation on 'Experiences of Living with Histamine Intolerance'.

Wirral, Merseyside, CH46

Type of session


Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Key details

I have personal and family experience of managing disability and dyslexia, ADD/ADHD. Please let me know if you have any specific requirements

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