Debra is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner with more than 30 years experience in Haemophilia and Bleeding Disorders care. Formerly, the Lead Nurse at the Katharine Dormandy Haemophilia Centre, Royal Free Hospital, London, she now divides her time between her continuing clinical role and as Chair of Trustees and Director of Education at Haemnet, a charity which supports health and social care professionals promoting excellent care for people with bleeding disorders. Her main interests lay in exploring the lived experience and quality of life of those affected by bleeding disorders through qualitative research. She has a particular interest in supporting the needs of women with bleeding disorders and is a member of the EAHAD Women with Bleeding Disorders Group.
Debra is a member of the medical and scientific group for the UK Haemophilia Society, having served as one of its Trustees from 2005-2012, and is also on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Haemophilia Practice.