Jan qualified as a Registered General Nurse from the Hull School of Nursing in May 1987. She is qualified as an independent and supplementary V300 prescriber. The last 14 years of her practice has been in the acute oncology setting as a Clinical Nurse Specialist and then as a Community Macmillan Nurse.
She has enhanced clinical skills including advanced venepuncture, cannulation and the insertion of PICC lines using ultrasound guidance, as well as clinical decision making and managerial skills.
Her 31 years of nursing experience encompasses theatres, general medicine, urology, plastics, surgery, chemotherapy, oncology and palliative care.
Jan retains a special interest in chemotherapy, biological and oral anti-cancer agents, and drug development.