Tanya Wright is a HCPC registered Dietitian specialising in the diagnosis and management of food allergy and other food hypersensitivity reactions in children and adults with gastrointestinal, dermatological and respiratory symptoms.
She works within the Paediatric Allergy Service at Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation trust – a centre of excellence, and also within Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust where she has set up and manages the Dietetic Allergy Service for adults and children.
She is a committee member of the Food Allergy Group of the British Dietetic Association (resources), on the Clinical and Scientific Panel of the Anaphylaxis Campaign and on the Health Advisory Board of Allergy UK. She is the dietetic representative on the BSACI council, and is a full member of the BSACI, BDA and HCPC.
She is author of several books and recipe books; Food Allergies: Enjoying Life with a Severe Food Allergy (Class Publishing 2001, 2007), ‘Allergy-free Food’ (Hamlyn 2002) milk free cookbook for infants (Cow & Gate 2006, Danone 2011), weaning recipe books (MJN), I’m Hungry – Easy Family Recipes free from… (2011, 2nd Edn 2012, 3rd Edn 2013, 4th Edn 2015) and has contributed to books entitled ‘latex Intolerance’ (CRC press 2005) and Food Hypersensitivity (Blackwell 2010) and various publications and journal papers.
She regularly lectures at National conferences, on the post graduate Masters Allergy Courses at Imperial College London, presents on behalf of the Allergy Academy and on many other undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
She is joint director of the Allergy Academy Kitchen – practical cookery days for healthcare professionals, and also runs her own allergy cooking consultancy and store tours.
She writes articles and recipes, is a consultant to the food industry, to Allergy Support Associations and to other health professionals.