Alice trained as a registered general nurse in 1983 at the Stanley Harris School of Nursing in South East London. She worked in different settings within the hospital environment; medicine, surgery and care of the older person.
In 1997 she changed direction to work in the community (District Nursing) setting. In 1999 she completed a diploma in nursing older people at the University of Greenwich. In 2001 she gained a BSc (Hons) in Specialist Practice (District Nursing) from London South Bank University and became a team leader in district nursing. Assessing, planning and delivering nursing care to people in their own homes with a wide variety of needs. After several years she became the Locality Lead Nurse for district nursing responsible for 24hour nursing to people in their own homes and other out of hospital environments. Developing the team of nursing staff to ensure best practice.
In 2009 Alice moved to a role at the University of Greenwich as a senior Lecturer in Community and Primary care. Teaching and facilitating learning of both pre-registration and post-registration nurses. During her time in this role she developed a programme of study to develop nurses working in the community to gain Specialist Practice qualification and accreditation with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. She also developed and led on the Nurse prescribing modules. In 2014 Alice was awarded an MA (Education).
In 2019 Alice relocated to Hampshire and joined Southern health NHS Foundation Trust R&D in August 2020. She is working within the Physical Health Study Team.