“Dr Deb” is a well known local medical practitioner. Since qualifying in 1981 at the Royal Free Hospital in London, she has served the local Derbyshire and Staffordshire community and its health needs in a variety of different roles. Currently a physician in the Breast Clinic at Burton Hospital since 2010 where she and the team guide and support women, and men, of all ages in often anxious times. She combines this role with management of the family business consulting and advisory company Deborah took up her role at Burton Hospital after a career break accompanying her husband to live in Germany where she took an interest in supporting the expat community and in the different way in which the health service was administered in that country.
Previously she was a local GP in the Burton practice of Dr Cecil Farrar and prior her break to raise a family, was a partner in a practice in Ripley. Derbyshire. In her GP work Dr Deb took a particular interest in women and children’s health, she was on the board of the Burton 2010 Scanner appeal and together with her husband supports a variety of local and national charities.
Deborah has enjoyed sport as a participant to representational level in both hockey and tennis and continues to participate as a spectator. A keen follower Burton Albion she also enjoys rugby and cricket. It is one of her regrets that she never took up the latter in her playing days.