Jane trained in London at Great Ormond Street and Charring Cross Hospitals and Qualified in 1985 as a paediatric and an adult nurse. She has worked in the field of burns and plastic surgery nursing for over 20 years. She has worked on paediatric burn units both abroad in Australia and Canada as well as in the UK.
She joined the faculty of Health in 2000 as a lecturer practitioner in Burns and Plastic Surgery and has maintained close clinical working links with Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. Jane is pathway leader for the Burns and Plastic Surgery awards on the Professional Practice Programme. She is also the pathway leader for the International cohort of students undertaking the MSc Professional Practice - Healthcare award.
She is currently the lead nurse for the Midlands Burn Operational Delivery Network, a role that she has been undertaking since the Network formed in 2008. She is also an executive committee member of the British Burns Association and is closely involved with the Emergency Management of Severe Burns Course.
Jane is passionate about nursing and improving care for patients, particularly those with burn injuries. Her clinical involvement enables her to maintain clinical credibility and enhance the teaching and learning for her students.