Protecting the public and
guiding the professions

For Professionals

The Council regulates the health professions in the country in aspects pertaining to registration, education and training, professional conduct and ethical behaviour, ensuring continuing professional development, and fostering compliance with healthcare standards.

Professional Boards


A Dietitian is an expert on diet and nutrition. Within the profession there is a constant learning of skills and application of knowledge, allowing Dietitians to establish and implement the guidelines of maintaining healthy nutritional practises for all individuals.

Some other aspects of the field include treating individuals through specific dietary principles, perhaps related to an illness; offering guidelines for adequate food and nutrition in community institutions and participation in research aspects of the field.

The following professions are registered under the auspices of the Professional Board of Dietetics:
  • Dietitians
  • Student Dietitians
  • Supplementary Dietitians
  • Nutritionists
  • Student nutritionists
  • Supplementary Nutritionists