Mrs Elsie Friel
MSc PgCert BSc (Hons) RD
"The atmosphere at Spire Norwich Hospital is so friendly and supportive, I love working there."
I am a registered dietitian and nutritionist with a keen interest in diabetes and have been specialising as a diabetes dietitian for the last 10 years. I also have an interest in food intolerances, irritable bowel syndrome, nutrition therapy for fertility, sports nutrition and sustainable diets.
I have been working as a dietitian in the NHS for 20 years. I have worked in many areas of dietetics including, ITU, renal, gastroenterology (allergies, IBS and IBD) and weight management.
I am an educator for several structured diabetes programmes.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mrs Elsie Friel at Spire include:
Spire Norwich Hospital is only able to provide COVID-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. COVID-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
BSc Dietetics / University of Pretoria, South Africa / 1998
Bachelor of Science, Dietetics
PgCert in Sports and Exercise Nutrition / Coventry University / 2011
Post Graduate Certificate in Sports and Exercise Nutrition
MSc in Clinical Research / University of East Anglia / 2020
Masters Degree in Clinical Research
Specialist Diabetes Dietitian and Team Lead