Coralie worked in the NHS for 25 years, initially as a Health Care Assistant before commencing Nurse training in 1991. After qualifying as an Adult Nurse in 1994 her clinical career began working initially in an acute hospital in Oxfordshire before returning to Norfolk to train as a Midwife. After working as midwife in Norfolk, Coralie gained her BSc and trained as a Specialist Public Health Nurse (School Nursing) working with children, young people and their families in both the Community and Primary/Secondary education environments. During this time she worked initially as a School Nurse, then a School Nurse Practice Teacher supporting students on their school nurse training, until finally being promoted to Team Team Leader for both School Nursing and Health Visiting in a specific locality. The role enabled Coralie to develop skills in leadership and also the practice and supervision of staff in the safeguarding of children. In 2013 she studied the MSc Clinical Research degree funded by the National Institute of Health Research. On completion of the MSc , Coralie began a Lecturer in Nursing Sciences post at the UEA. She is currently Course Director for Adult Nursing (BSc Nursing September cohorts) and Module Organiser of Module 1 (Promoting Community and Public Health) on the MSc Adult Nursing programme.