Our community children's nutrition and dietetic service is a dynamic team of experts working to support local families with good nutrition.
Free vitamin D
The vitamin D scheme provides free universal supplementation of the vitamin D in the boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark. It is non-means tested and it aims to promote the uptake of Healthy Start vitamins as well as raise awareness of the programme in the community and hospitals.
As a pregnant women you will find out and get your first supply of vitamins from your midwife. Then you will be signed post to register with the pharmacy.
Your health visitor will provide you with your first bottle of vitamins for your new born on their birth visit and also sign post you to register if haven’t done already.
The scheme is available to:
- pregnant women
- new mothers until their child is one year old
- all children under four living in Lambeth or Southwark
More information about the vitamin D scheme
Lambeth vitamin D scheme
Southwark vitamin D scheme
For more information, please talk to your GP, midwife, health visitor or local pharmacist. You can also find out more about this service from our vitamin D leaflet (PDF 182Kb)
Learn more about Vitamin D in Lambeth and Southwark on our Community Food Workers Facebook page.
Our children's dietitians and dietetic assistant help to improve the nutrition of children with special needs across the boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark. They work with parents and carers, and staff at special needs schools and other teams.
This service offers:
- dietetic clinics at special needs schools in Lambeth and Southwark
- dietetic input for the community behavioural feeding clinics at the Mary Sheridan Centre and Sunshine House
- training for parents and health professionals
- weight management parent only group sessions for parents of children with special needs at Gracefield Gardens Health and Social Care Centre and Sunshine House Child Development Centre
We accept referrals to our clinical service only.