I graduated from the Bachelor of Nursing degree at Manchester University in 1988. On graduation I worked as a Sister at Styal Prison and then as a District Nursing Sister in East Cheshire. I completed a PhD at Liverpool University in 1996 entitled An Ethnographic Study of District Nursing Work. After this I worked at Hull University and East Yorkshire as a lecturer and Lead District Nurse. I returned to Manchester University in 1998 where I worked as unit Leader on the District Nursing pathway of the Community Specialist Practitioner degree until 2002. Following this I was seconded for two years to the Macmillan Research Unit. I am now a lecturer on the Bachelor of Nursing degree.
Degree 1988 Bachelor of Nursing (Iniveristy of Manchester) First Class Honours
Professional 1988 Registered General Nurse
1988 National Certificate of District Nursing
PhD 1996 Liverpool University: An Ethnographic study of District Nursing work