Caley Schnaid is an Accredited Practising Dietitian in Australia. She graduated with a Bachelor of Dietetics at the University of Pretoria in South Africa in 2002 and moved to the United Kingdom a year later.
Caley started working at the Royal Free Hospital in London in 2008 as Clinical Specialist Dietitian in Neuroendocrine Tumours (NETs) and Oncology. Prior to working at the Royal Free Hospital, her background experience in the UK was predominantly in Oncology. She gained invaluable experience working within the multidisciplinary NET team for almost 5 years. During this time she also worked on the oncology inpatient ward, as well as the chemotherapy and radiotherapy suites.
Caley is currently in private practice in Sydney, based at the Northern Cancer Institute in St Leonards. She works alongside NET-specialist doctors and continues to see patients with all types of cancers.
Caley has presented at national and international conferences about Nutrition for Neuroendocrine Tumours. She has also spoken at NET patient support group meetings in the UK and Australia. She has worked with the Unicorn Foundation in Australia and the NET Patient Foundation in the UK to develop patient resources regarding nutrition for NETs. Caley is very pleased to be collaborating with the Unicorn Foundation to help educate patients and other health professionals with regards to the importance of nutrition for patients with neuroendocrine tumours.