Amanda qualified at the London Hospital in 1987, and has a varied career including a year in Canada, before focussing on becoming a District Nurse and Community Practice Teacher in Newham, East London.
This was followed by an academic career at London Southbank University teaching adult nurses running a community nursing module prior to focusing on end of life care and moving to NELFT in East London to become the Lead Palliative Care nurse, working strategically to improve end of life care across the organisation.
Amanda then undertook her PhD in palliative care at Lancaster university specialising in end of life care in care homes, graduating in 2016 and moved back into nurse education at Anglia Ruskin University to teach Adult nursing with an emphasis on long term conditions, Advance Practice and Palliative Care.
Since 2009 Amanda has organised the End of Life facilitator network for London arranges speakers to share good practice and research and provide a network to those who often work in isolation.
Amanda is passionate about community nursing, education, communication, walking, swimming and being a dog owner.