Lisa Rickers, is a Lead Bariatric Specialist Nurse with over 12 years’ experience. Lisa was instrumental in redesigning and developing the Oxford Bariatric Service at Oxford University NHS Trust. During this time Lisa had opportunities to educate health professionals and to participate with research and audits. Working closely with patient support groups has enabled her to co-design services with patients as a partner in their health care.
Lisa is passionate to advocate holistic treatments for people living with obesity and to address the health inequalities around weight bias and stigma. To achieve this she is working on innovative approaches to deliver healthcare solutions.
Lisa has co-authored articles on the nutritional management of patients undergoing bariatric surgery.