Qualified as a registered nurse in 1973.
Glynis worked until 1980 in the National Health Service as a ward sister and nursing officer in acute medical areas including oncology, cardiology and diabetology. She was closely involved with the School of Nursing and with teaching students. Since leaving the NHS, Glynis has had extensive experience with major international architects and health planners on projects involving design briefing, management planning, operational re-engineering and equipment consultancy work.
She has worked both in the UK and abroad and has done pioneering work on new Healthcare concepts such as the Patient focused and Planetree paradigms. Her extensive experiences led her to create her own Health Planning Consultancy.
She has been commissioned on several occasions by the Department of Health. Notably and recently to undertake a comprehensive review of all data for design guidance.
Carole Crane RIBA
Qualified as an architect in 1970.
Carole started working on hospitals with a well recognised firm of hospital architects in 1980. She has worked on major teaching hospitals, medical schools, specialist units both new build and refurbishment.
Carole has spent a large part of her time working on site during the contract period and has an excellent understanding of the potential problems that may occur if the planning and detailed design is not sufficiently well thought through.
Carole is a careful and methodical space planner able to interpret the needs of the client efficiently and cost effectively.