Prior to joining the University of Hull, Alison worked for the NHS for 16 years, covering both Acute and Primary care services.
Alison is experienced in both trauma & elective orthopedics, HDU & Colorectal surgery and was one of the first team members to work in High observation Bays during there development
Within the primary care sector, Alison obtained her Specialist Practitioner qualification, in District Nursing, alongside Non Medical prescribing and took up the post of District Nurse within the local community. where she served for a number of years.
Passionate about student development Alison obtain her PG cert in Practice Teaching, whilst embracing the opportunity to support post graduate students, within the Community.
Opportunities to work with NHS England, Health Coaching Projects, followed, alongside becoming a Queens Nurse in 2020.
Prior to the NHS Alison served in the Royal Navy for an additional 14 years gaining invaluable skills, that have been an asset throughout her career.