Heather qualified in medicine in 1989 having carried out her pre-clinical training at Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge before completing her clinical training at the University of Oxford Medical School.
She initially trained as a GP but subsequently moved into the speciality of Paediatrics. She trained further in Paediatric Endocrinology at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London and received an MD for her research into the development of a Somatogenic bioassay for Growth Hormone.
She has been a Consultant Paediatrician at West Hertfordshire Hospitals Trust since 2002 and is also an Honorary Consultant contract at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. Heather lives in Berkhamsted with her husband and 2 daughters.
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