Department of Medical Nutrition
The department employs nutrition assistants, registered nutrition therapists with university, higher professional or secondary education and nutrition therapists with specialised competence in the field. The department provides and guarantees the full range of medical nutrition for hospitalised patients of all ages. A qualified team of nutritional therapists at individual departments detects disease-related risks of malnutrition, implements individualised care for nutritionally at-risk patients, performs educational, counselling and professional activities in the field of therapeutic nutrition and nutritional care. It includes a Nutrition Counselling Centre, which closely cooperates with other specialist departments. It is intended for outpatient offices and hospital staff.