Lisa completed her nurse training in Derry in 1994. She has experience within both primary and secondary care. Lisa completed her BSc (Hons) in Specialist Nursing Practice – Diabetes in 2006 and Nurse Independent Prescriber in 2011.
In 2009 Lisa began her diabetes career as an Diabetes Specialist Nurse in Altnagelvin Hospital. She has experience in developing an insulin pump service, DSN led gestational diabetes antenatal clinic and staff education. In 2010 Lisa moved to Ulster University as Pathway Lead for Specialist Practice Qualification in Diabetes, Diabetes short course and Prescribing in practice.
Lisa is Co-chair of Diabetes Strategic Inpatient group, within the Diabetes Network NI, a member of Regional Diabetes Specialist Nurses Forum NI and a member of Northern Ireland advisory Council for Diabetes UK.