Maxine qualified as a Registered General Nurse (RGN) in July 1985 at Sandwell District and General Hospital, West Bromwich. She then spent two years as a staff nurse on a female general medical ward, gaining a wide range of experience in acute and chronic medical conditions.
In 1987 Maxine moved onto the Coronary Care Unit (CCU) and became a ward sister on CCU in 1988. She undertook the ENB 124 Coronary Care Nursing and the ENB 998 Teaching and assessing, along with a Diploma in Professional Studies in Nursing.
In 1993 Maxine moved to Grand Cayman and spent time working as a Nurse on the General Ward at Georgetown Hospital dealing with a variety of patients, including medical, surgical, intensive care and psychiatric patients. Since 1996 and returning to England, Maxine has worked in various settings, as a staff nurse at Bridgnorth Community Hospital, a Practice Nurse at Bridgnorth Medical Practice and as a Cardiac Nurse Specialist at Sandwell DGH and a Cardiac Liaison Nurse. She has undertaken a module in Health and Health promotion, an Immediate Life support course, the BACR Principles and Practical Implementation of Exercise Training for Cardiac Patients along with a Heart Save course.
Maxine has a BTEC qualification in Laser Light and Associated Therapies.