Deborah leads on several strategic initiatives within the scientific advice team.
She holds an Honours Degree in Pharmacy and a Clinical Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy. Previously, Deborah was responsible for developing a series of combined clinical and commissioning roles within Cambridgeshire Primary Care Trust and NHS Cambridgeshire CCG. She led on the economic evaluation, assessment and prioritisation of new drugs and therapies for the local and regional health economies. She was Lead Pharmacist for the Anglia Cancer Network and Lead Pharmacist for the former Public Health Network associated with the PCT.
Deborah has also worked within a hospital foundation trust to optimise its economic evaluation and implementation of drugs and devices and as a professional adviser to various healthcare consulting companies.
She has an MSc in Economic Evaluation in Healthcare and remains a registered Pharmacist.