Mel qualified with a nursing diploma in 2005. She has since achieved her BSc(hons) and is due to complete her MSc in September 2018 at The University of Nottingham.
Mel initially worked as a Trauma & Orthopaedic nurse but has spent the last 10 years working in A & E where she is currently a Matron. She also does humanitarian work as part of the UK Emergency Medical Team.
In her spare time Mel likes to read, watch live bands and run.