Helen qualified as a Registered Nurse in 1993 and worked in haematology and general medicine, then later moved into primary care. She gained her MSc (Advanced Nurse Practitioner) in 2006. Helen has recently completed a PhD at the University of York, a qualitative study entitled 'Professional identity and the advanced nurse practitioner in primary care.
Helen's research interests include advanced practice, primary care, nursing and professional identity. Her focus is on qualitative research, with a particular interest in ethnography.