Dr Noel Pollock graduated with Honours in Medicine from Queen’s University Belfast and completed an MSc with Distinction in Sport & Exercise Medicine (SEM) at Bath University. He works as a Sports Medicine Doctor for UK Athletics, providing medical services to the Great Britain Track and Field team, at the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth and Lee Valley Athletics Centre.
Since 2006 he has been the Great Britain team doctor at 8 European Championships and 6 World Championships, including the IAAF World Championships in 2009 and 2013, the 2014 Zurich European Championships, the Beijing Paralympic Games and CWG England Team doctor at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. He was a sports medicine lead doctor in the London 2012 Athletics Stadium.
He has completed Specialist training in Sport & Exercise Medicine and is a Consultant in SEM. He is also a Fellow of the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine. His special interests are tendon and muscle injuries. He is a former endurance athlete and won national titles and international honours for Northern Ireland in cross country, 5k and 1500m.