Starting out in Freelance - Basic guide for Dietitians and Nutritionists

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Nov 19, 12:39 PM in . No comments.

Starting out in Freelance – Basic guide for Dietitians and Nutritionists (£6.50)

This is a 42 page PDF which is your basic “start-up guide” to freelance/private practice for Dietitians and Nutritionists in the UK.


  • Thinking about starting – Upsides and downsides of freelance, Is it for you? reflective exercise.
  • Planning your business – planning what you want for your dream business, business plan example
  • Get yourself covered – insurance, GDPR, legals, copyright, ethics and safety
  • Money – fees, billing, insurance
  • Things you may need – stock, resources
  • Client records – paper and electronic, what you need to keep and how
  • Location, location – finding your rooms
  • Marketing – your website, social media, other ways to let people know you are there
  • Out there on your own – building a support network
  • CPD and portfolios – keeping up with practice
  • Checklist for starters

About the author

Anne Myers-Wright

Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Anne is a Health Professions Council (HPC) registered dietitian (RD), an Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD- Australia), a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), a member of the British Dietetic Association, The Nutrition Society and of The Dietetics Association of Australia.


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