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About me

At Jane Hickey Nutrition in Chelmsford and Purleigh I welcome anyone who would like to optimise physical and mental health and wellbeing through diet and lifestyle. Nutritional therapy offers particular benefits for those who are managing chronic symptoms, through supporting changes to diet and lifestyle. Your individuality is the focus of the plan which I create for you, based on a personalised assessment which combines the details of the comprehensive case history taken at your initial consultation with a scientific understanding of the impact of nutrition on health.

After many years as a teacher, I retrained at the College for Naturopathic Medicine to become a registered nutritional therapist. Combining a scientific evidence based approach with my skills in coaching, I create individualised plans to support my clients to make changes to diet and lifestyle. Diet and lifestyle habits are not changed overnight and I promote a step by step approach to help establish the long term changes which are supportive of your health. I have a particular interest in women's health, metabolic and endocrine health, mental health and pre-conception wellbeing (men and women).

Get in touch with me by phone or email to set up an initial free 15 minute phone call. We can have a discussion about the nutritional therapy support I offer, so that you can decide whether you would like to book a consultation.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma NT (CNM) BA (hons) PGCE DipSEN(HI)

Member organisations


Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council

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.


Naturopathic Nutrition Association

The Naturopathic Nutrition Association was formed by a group of Nutritional Therapists who passionately believe in the benefits of the naturopathic approach to nutrition. By working alongside a UK regulatory body for Naturopathy and other naturopathically-minded professional associations, the NNA aims to both promote to the public the benefits of naturopathic nutrition and encourage Nutritional Therapists to develop further therapeutic skills.

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.

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.

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Additional information

£96 for a lifestyle nutrition package (the kickstarter option) consisting of initial consultation of 60 minutes and follow up consultation of 30 minutes, including an individual plan with supporting information and recipes,  with a revised plan following your review

£250 for a personalised nutrition package (the enhanced option) consisting of initial consultation of 90 minutes (with the option of functional testing) and two follow up consultations of 45 minutes each, including an individual plan with supporting information and recipes, with revised plans following your reviews

£50 for additional follow up consultations

£70 for additional follow up consultations with functional testing results


Monday 9:00 to 18:00

Tuesday 9:00 to 18:00

Wednesday 10:00 to 18:00

Thursday 11:00 to 20:00

Friday 11:00 to 20:00

Further information

My clinic in Chelmsford is very conveniently situated close to the Army and Navy roundabout with parking on site. This clinic is highly accessible by public transport.

My clinic in Purleigh is in Nature's Medicine therapy centre near Cock Clarks. This is a very tranquil rural location with on site parking. This clinic is not easily accessible by public transport.

Natures Medicine
Hackmans Lane


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a nutritionist's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the nutritionist to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

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Jane Hickey DipNT mANP mNNA rCNHC

Jane Hickey DipNT mANP mNNA rCNHC