I qualified as an RGN in 1985 at Kingston Upon Thames hospital Surrey and after working on an acute medical ward went to undertake a course in Oncology at The Royal Marsden Hospital London. I enjoyed it so much that I ended up working there for 5 years both as a staff nurse and junior sister. Due to my
I was team leader of the hospice at home team (Prospect@Home) based at Prospect House near Swindon Wiltshire until 2019 when I became Hospice Matron. I still oversee and manage the work of our hospice at home team, which comprises of a team of trained nurses, healthcare assistants (contracted and bank staff) and volunteers. The service offers practical nursing input, advice and support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 365 days a year. We care for patients in a wide range of situations including end of life care, crises care and respite visits.
In 2010 I completed Bsc (