Sharon qualified as a nurse at Hammersmith Hospital in 1985 and has experience of working in specialist Renal/Transplant services . In 2000 Sharon became the Lead Nurse at NHS Direct and subsequently the Lead Nurse for Clinical Governance at NHS Direct across SE London. In 2005 Sharon moved to Community Service at Lewisham PCT as the lead nurse and then in to commissioning before becoming Deputy Head of Primary Care at NHS England. Sharon is committed to nursing and wider health and social care , and holds a strong conviction that the quality of service design, innovation, delivery and monitoring is an integral part of the NHS experience. For many years she has worked alongside clinicians in primary care, secondary care and public health settings, and within these partnerships cost effective redesigned services have achieved improved outcomes for patients.