Qualified in 1983.
Launched patient.info jointly with her GP husband, Dr Tim Kenny, in 1995.
Main artist for the line diagrams that accompany EMIS/patient.info patient information leaflets from the mid 1990s until mid 2012.
GP principal in Tyneside from 1988 until 2011.
Involved with teaching medical students for many years.
From 2011 has been a Senior Clinical Tutor at Newcastle University - is director of the first year of the accelerated medical course.
Developed an interest in the 1990s for evidence-based health information aimed at the general public.