I have extensive experience working within the NHS in emergency planning, resilience and response - both in Sussex and more recently in London for NHS England. I work collaboratively across a number of agencies, and have experience in risk assessment, business continuity and emergency planning and response. I worked on strategic planning and management of the NHS in London for the Olympics in the run up to 2012. I was originally a nurse who has worked and managed front line services in busy Accident & Emergency (A&E) units.