I went to school in Nottingham.
I did a levels in biology, chemistry, maths and Spanish!
I then went to medical school in Birmingham for 5 years.
I came back to Nottingham and worked as a junior doctor for 2 years & trained to be a GP doctor for 3 years.
MBChB (Medical Degree)
MRCGP (GP doctor qualification)
DRCOG (Diploma in obstetrics and gynaecology)
DFSRH (Diploma in family planning)
I’ve worked in lots of different jobs whilst training as a doctor including:
- Lung medicine
- Sexual health
- Urology (Mens bladder, kidney and prostate problems)
- Paediatrics (children’s medicine)
- Obstetrics and gynaecology (women’s health and pregnant women)
- Stroke medicine
The Greendale primary care centre in sneinton
A GP Doctor (Family Doctor) and I was born and brought up in Nottingham! I went to medical school in Birmingham and then came back to Nottingham and have stayed here ever since!
Quick Fire Questions
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Geeky (I love learning new things), Passionate (about my job) and a Foodie
Who is your favourite singer or band?
I love so many different types of music, I couldn’t choose a favourite singer or band- sorry!!
What's your favourite food?
What is the most fun thing you've done?
The worlds highest bungee jump off a bridge in South Africa!
What did you want to be after you left school?
I’ve always wanted to be a doctor!
Were you ever in trouble at school?
Yes I always used to hand my homework in late…whoops!!
What's the best thing you've done in your career?
I loved helping to deliver babies when I was working in the hospital. Being the first person to see the baby and then being able to hand them over to their parents and witness their amazing reactions was so beautiful.
What or who inspired you to do your job?
Both of my parents are doctors and they were a big inspiration to me. I loved hearing the interesting stories they shared about patients they had seen. I could see the difference they made to people’s lives everyday and I knew I wanted to be able to do the same.
If you weren't in healthcare, what job would you do?
I would open a cafe and bake cakes all day!! I love baking and decorating cakes – I find it very relaxing and enjoyable. And of course I love to eat them after!
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
I would love to travel to space!
I would also love to live in a big house on a beach, where the weather was always sunny…With all of my friends and family nearby!
Tell us a joke.
What did the snowman say to the other snowman?
Do you smell carrots?