Carolyn Patchell

Head of Nutrition and Dietetics

Carolyn is Head of Nutrition and Dietetics. She leads the team of highly specialist Paediatric Dietitians who look after infants, children and young people with clinical nutritional needs. Carolyn also manages the Special feed Unit, a small team of dedicated staff who are responsible for the safe preparation of special feeds for our inpatients. Carolyn has a special interest in the nutritional management of infants, children and young people with Cystic Fibrosis.


0121 333 8020

Related services

  • Dietetics
  • Special Feed Unit
  • Catering Department

Professional interests

  • Dietetic lead for cystic fibrosis
  • Overall responsibility for nutrition screening for inpatients
  • Oversee nutritional content of inpatient menus
  • Breast feeding
  • Lead for nutrition education across the Trust
  • Secretary of European Cystic Fibrosis Nutrition Group