Sue has been a qualified General Nurse since 1983, specialising in medical and surgical nursing and orthopaedics. She was a Ward Manager of a rheumatology unit in King’s College Hospital alongside research and staff development posts. Sue was a Senior Lecture in Nursing at the University of the West of England for 14 years, teaching undergraduate nursing students and acting as link lecturer for hospitals in Bristol, Bath, Swindon and Taunton. She also taught in a secondary school for four years, where she supported students with additional needs. Sue holds an Honours degree in Nursing from Chelsea College, London University, and a Certificate in Education from Garnett College. She is working towards her Master’s degree in Education.