Our graduates have pursued their careers in various areas: working in multidisciplinary clinics, teaching, lecturing, running workshops, delivering public seminars, working in GP surgeries, running courses for local councils, planning menus for school meals, writing articles for magazines, etc.
Success Stories of Some BCNH Graduates
Alia Almoayed BSc, MA, Dip BCNH, mBANT
Nutritional Therapist, Author, Health Speaker/Consultant
Alia is a Nutritional Therapist running a busy nutrition consultancy in the Kingdom of Bahrain, offering nutrition advice to the Middle East community and beyond. Alia writes health articles for various publications, runs TV and radio programmes on health and nutrition, holds lectures and seminars on the subject, and heads a number of weight loss projects.
Alia is also the author of I Want Healthy Kids, a book on how to raise healthy children, The Dream Body Eating Plan, a weight loss guide, and I Want a Healthy Pregnancy, a book on how to enjoy natural pregnancy and childbirth; she is also co-author of 101 Ways To Improve Your Health. Alia hosts DARE TO BE HEALTHY, an internet health show on www.DareToBeHealthy.com, and hosts the Arabic TV show ‘Shrayha Alia’ and she also runs an active blog on www.AliaAlmoayedBlog.com. For more information visit www.AliaAlmoayed.com.
Sally Beare Dip BCNH MCNHC
Whilst attending BCNH, Sally wrote two books, The Live-Longer Diet - Secrets of the World’s Longest-Living People (Piatkus, UK, 2003); now re-released as The Anti-Ageing Diet; and 50 Secrets of the World’s Longest-Living People (Marlowe Publishing, NY, 2006). The books have been translated into many languages worldwide. 50 Secrets received the an inspiring review from renowned U.S. author Jimmy Moore who suggested that the book should be in every home, school, and library in the United States of America.
Sally moved to Bristol after spending 6 years in Pakistan and has begun practising nutritional therapy from the Natural Health Clinic. For more information visit Sally’s website: www.sallybeare.com
Elizabeth Cooper, BSc(Hons) Dip BCNH MBANT
Elizabeth graduated from BCNH in 2010 and is now practising nutrition full-time. As well as working as a nutritional therapisit for Nuffield Health, she is the nutritionist for a new weight loss course endorsed by Shaw Somers of Channel 4’s ‘Food Hospital’ and has recently been offered the role of nutritional therapist for a series of sports nutrition clinics in Leeds. This is in addition to running her own practice and being a clinical tutor at BCNH. Elizabeth is also the author of a recently updated children’s health booklet ‘Helping Yourself to Health’, which is used by several PCTs and is aimed at helping children lead healthier lives. More information can be found at Elizabeth’s website www.yorkshirenutrition.co.uk.
Paula Jones Dip BCNH MCNHC
Paula’s working career began as a professional dancer, dance teacher and later a Pilates instructor. In her early twenties she experienced a sudden unexpected decline in health, experiencing multiple chronic symptoms including systemic muscular pain, swollen glands, and debilitating arthritis of no obvious cause. In seeking to manage her own health, she developed an interest in nutrition and grew curious of its ability to impact on health and wellbeing. Years later her interest grew and led to studying at the UK College of Nutrition and Health (BCNH), graduating with distinction.
Since qualification she has developed NutriChoice, her nutritional therapy consultation company based in London. In addition she is proud to be a member BCNH Clinic Director, supporting the learning of students in clinical practice. Paula enjoys working with both adults and children. For more information visit Paula’s website: www.nutrichoice.co.uk
Hannah Kaye Dip BCNH Bsc(Hons)
Hannah has always been passionate about nutrition and health. However, it was only when she began her journey to become a nutritional therapist that she came to fully appreciate the wonderful interplay between nutrients and the human body. Hannah believes in integrated medicine and often draws on the expertise of other health professionals in order to serve her clients best. In her own practice, Hannah adopts a biomedical approach. This means that she addresses underlying health problems through diet, nutritional supplements, identifying hidden allergies, treating the gut and detoxification.
Hannah contributes regularly to many South African publications and websites including Natural Medicine, Child Magazine, Essentials, Shape and Fresh Earth. She holds degrees in both nutrition and journalism and she constantly keeps up to date with advances in functional medicine. For more information, visit Hannah’s website: www.hannahkaye.co.za
Theresa Millman Dip BCNH MCNHC
Theresa feels that BCNH gave her the confidence to start up her own business and now she is a full-time practising Nutritional Therapist. Theresa has been lucky enough to work with some great companies and individuals, not only providing 1:1 consultations, but presenting seminars and talks to many corporate companies and Government Departments on Nutrition and Sports Nutrition. Theresa specializes in sports nutrition, which is her passion. She also hopes to complete masters in sports nutrition. For more information, visit Theresa’s website: www.therightnutrition.co.uk
Hillary Thomas Dip BCNH MCNHC
Hillary qualified with Distinction from BCNH and following graduation in 2006 she set up her own practice at the Thorpe Bay Clinic in Thorpe Bay, Essex. Hillary also has Practicing Privileges at the Chelsfield Park Hospital and The Sloane Hospital in Kent, which are part of the BMI group of private hospitals, and at the Wellesley Hospital in Southend-on-Sea in Essex, which is part of the SPIRE group of private hospitals, where she receives referrals from Consultants and GPs.
Hillary sees patients of all ages, some of which are children and teenagers, addressing their many types of health issues. She also offers a wide range of functional tests, which gives valuable insight into her patients’ current health status’. Working with her patients, Hillary helps them to improve their diet and lifestyle with the ultimate goal of an overall improvement for their future health and well-being.
Tracey Randell Dip BCNH MCNHC
Tracey developed a passion for nutrition in her formative years and completed a comprehensive four year course at BCNH, which she passed with distinction. Tracey’s goal was always to become a practitioner on Harley Street and to turn the years of studying into a full time vocation. Tracey formed Healthy Aspirations and she now specialises in helping people with conditions such as Candida, IBS, Food intolerances and Adrenal Fatigue as well as many other health conditions.
The approach taken at Healthy Aspirations is very consultative and client centred, with individual’s concerns of paramount importance. Every client receives an individual plan designed specifically to address their health concerns and a course of diet & lifestyle modifications designed to alleviate symptoms as quickly as possible. All meal suggestions and supplements (if recommended) are introduced at the individuals own pace. For further information please visit Tracey’s website: www.healthy-aspirations.co.uk
BCNH Postgraduate Community
- At BCNH we enjoy a thriving post-graduate community and many graduates have stayed in touch.
- BCNH graduates can join BCNH Journal Club which meets on a regular basis to discuss research papers and the latest developments in nutrition. This is also an opportunity for old friends to meet on a social basis.
- Graduates are also encouraged to use our Good Health Nutrition Clinic, which is available on ad-hoc basis for a very reasonable fee. This provides BCNH graduates with a starting point to build their nutrition practice.
Please download BCNH Prospectus (13-14) for further information