Alison Qualified in 1990 in the UK as a registered nurse. She worked in the hospital setting gaining experience in both medical and surgical fields before branching out into general practice in 2001 and qualified as a practice nurse that year. In 2003 she gained Post graduate qualifications in Asthma and COPD.
In 2008 she moved to Australia with her family and worked as an asthma educator and as a practice nurse mentor for the Northern Division of General Practice before settling into her role as asthma nurse educator at Hyde and Partners. At that time she also set up the chronic disease management clinic 1 day a week and now works full time care planning with patients who have chronic conditions.
She has recently become a grandmother to a little boy born in Sydney in May and in her spare time loves socialising, camping, 4 wheel driving, cycling and travelling