I commenced my nurse training in 1992 at The United Midlands Nursing and Midwifery College. My first staff nurse position asa an adult nurse was in A&E in Birmingham then I worked on a general surgical ward.

The majority of my career has been working in the community. I secured a community staff nurse role and then studied for a degree in District Nursing  and became a team leader. I have worked in numerous roles within the community including-  Rapid Response providing hospital at home for patients. I worked within a health promotion setting and within hospital liaison related to complex hospital discharges.

Qualifications and memberships

PgD Clinical Leadership

PGC higher Education

BSc (Hons) District Nursing

Dip HE Adult Nursing

Academic and research interests

Community Nursing

Public Health