Cathy commenced her career as a Registered General Nurse qualifying in Winchester in 1987 prior to working at University College Hospital, London. She underwent specialist training as an Oncological Nurse at The Royal Marsden Hospitals (Surrey & London) prior to undertaking training in aesthetics running her own independent practice.
She became Practice Manager to The Imaging Clinic in 1999, a company based in Surrey looking after the needs of six Radiologists and their patients.
As a business entrepreneur, she was responsible for developing independent imaging sites initially for Ultrasound at Haslemere Hospital in association with The Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Trust) and subsequently for CT and MRI with Surrey & Hampshire Borders Trust. During that time, she led the negotiations with the logistics companies and major private medical insurances including care quality standards, fees, audits and recognitions.
Subsequently, she has progressed new imaging services at BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital including Nuclear Medicine, Full Field Digital Mammography & PET CT scanning within its developing Cancer Centre of Excellence in Guildford.