Carol qualified as a Registered Nurse in 1986 in Bristol and has worked in Primary Care in Gloucestershire since 1990.
Following 26 years working as a Nurse Practitioner in general practice Carol now works at Gloucestershire CCG on the Respiratory Clinical Programme Group as Senior Nurse Practitioner (Respiratory) as well as running a locality based FeNO service. She also enjoys teaching and mentoring.
Carol is current Executive Chair of PCRS – the first non-doctor and first female to take the chair. She is also a director of the UK Lung Cancer Coalition, and primary care nurse representative for the UK Inhaler Group and National Asthma and COPD Audit and is chairing NHSE LTP Early and Accurate Diagnosis work stream. She also co-chairs the Lung Health Taskforce early and accurate diagnosis group.
In 2016 Carol was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours list for Services to Nursing and Healthcare.