Tanya Wright

Tanya Wright is a registered Dietitian specialising in the diagnosis and management of food allergy and other food hypersensitivity reactions in children and adults with gastrointestinal, dermatological and respiratory symptoms.

She works in the Paediatric Allergy Service at Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation trust – a centre of excellence, and also within Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. She is a committee member of the Food Allergy and Intolerance Group of the BDA (resources), a Steering group committee member for the International Dietitians Allergy Group INDANA, on the scientific board of the Anaphylaxis Campaign and on the Health Advisory Board of  Allergy UK.  She is a member of the BSACI.

She is author of several books and recipe books; Food Allergies: Enjoying Life with a Severe Food Allergy (Class Publishing 2001, 2007), ‘Allergy-free Food’ (Hamlyn 2002) milk free cookbook for infants (Cow & Gate 2006, Danone 2011), I’m Hungry – Easy Family Recipes free from… (2011, 2nd Edn 2012, 3rd Edn 2013) and has contributed to books entitled ‘latex Intolerance’ (CRC press 2005) and Food Hypersensitivity (Blackwell 2010) and various other publications. She has recently launched her School of Allergy Cookery. She regularly lectures at National conferences and on both the post graduate Masters Allergy Courses at Imperial College London, for the Allergy Academy and many other undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

She writes articles and recipes, is a regular consultant to the food industry, to Allergy Support Associations and to other health professionals. She also runs special diet cookery courses for individuals and healthcare professionals.

 

 

Qualifications

BSc Honours Nutrition and Dietetics
MSc Allergy (The Mechanisms and Management of Allergic Disease)


Registration

Health and Care Professions Council HCPC (Registration number DT04990)
British Dietetic Association (Number 2275)
Registered with all the major Healthcare Insurance Companies


Professional Memberships

British Dietetic Association Food Allergy and Intolerance Specialist Group (FAISG) - Committee Member
International Dietitians Allergy Group INDANA - Steering Group Committee Member
BSACI (British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology) - Member
Anaphylaxis Campaign Scientific Board - Member
Advisor Allergy UK Board of Trustees - Member and Advisor


Therapies

Nutrition and Dietetics