After completing a Law degree at University College London, Jo qualified as a Barrister in 1998 and received a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from City University.
Jo started InPractice in 2001 with Kate Hill and has been involved in developing training courses for healthcare professionals ever since.
Jo is an experienced trainer, with a particular interest in human factors and investigating patient safety incidents and complaints. She also provides independent investigation services to the NHS and private healthcare providers.
Jo has co-authored a web based training programme on consent and has written numerous articles on healthcare Law for both the national and specialist press.
She is also a parent founder of Forest Bridge School in Maidenhead (www.forestbridgeschool.org.uk) which is a special needs school for pupils on the Autistic Spectrum.
Jo lives with her teacher husband, son James and two rescue cats called Linen and Fleur. Jo is a fan of Salt and Vinegar crisps and Sauvignon Blanc.