I've been a quality assurance (QA) advisor since October 2015, having previously worked in the screening and immunisation team for Public Health England.
Mel is a quality assurance advisor in the SQAS South region. Her first job after university was at Porton Down working for the Health Protection Agency (HPA) as a research scientist. She then trained as a clinical scientist in immunology before moving into screening and immunisations in 2014. She enjoys an active lifestyle including swimming, cycling and the outdoors.
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