We are a large Department of over 80 staff encompassing HCPC Registered Dietitians, Dietetic Assistants and Admin staff. We cover acute services to Addenbrooke’s and The Rosie Maternity Hospital primarily.
I decided to become a dietitian because I’m enthusiastic about food and the science of nutrition, and I wanted to be able to work with people, so using nutrition knowledge to help patients first-hand seemed perfect for me!
I chose to work at CUH because it is an internationally renowned teaching hospital, that is famous for its research, which I’m passionate about, and I knew that it would provide me a vast range of opportunities to further my Dietetic career. I’m proud to say that I work in the critical care units here, which have excellent Multidisciplinary Teams with outstanding reputations. One of the best parts of my job is being able to use the knowledge and skills that I’ve developed as a dietitian to be able to manage the complex nutrition issues seen in critically ill patients.
Seeing patients through their critical care journey and watching them improve medically as a result of the multidisciplinary management of them is extremely rewarding and I’m very proud to be a part of this.