Gill Kelsall

Gill Kelsall

Warwick
Registered Nutritionist (Public Health)
MSc in Human Nutrition; specialist in public health

Gill originally completed a nursing degree and worked as a nurse in the UK and Australia for seven years, before focusing on nutritional health. She qualified as a nutritionist and moved into the community public health sector. Gill worked closely with nurseries, schools, health visitors, social workers, nursery nurses and families in Coventry to improve nutrition knowledge and skills. Through the course of this work, Gill developed a community healthy eating cookbook named Nifty Nosh which was distributed amongst high priority neighbourhoods within Coventry.  

Additionally, Gill worked for two healthy living organisations in Coventry as a community nutritionist.  Her role included teaching cooking, budgeting and nutrition to the homeless, working with a community cafe to expand and improve their menu, working with a group of teenage mums to develop a healthy eating cook book, taking practical cooking sessions with children in school holiday clubs, collating a nutrition information and activity pack for other health professionals to utilise within community settings and teaching food hygiene in the kitchen.