Caroline is a GP working in Central London where she is the senior partner at the Fitzrovia Medical Centre, supporting patients in Westminster and Camden. She has been a partner since 1995 and a GP Trainer since 2000. She trained in London and qualified as MBBS in 1984 and MRCGP in 1989 and studied in Sri Lanka for her elective. She worked as a GP in Australia for two years after qualifying.
She has a particular interest in travel health and medicine, and qualified with a Diploma in Travel Health (DTH&M) in 1998. She is a member of the ISTM and the BGTHA. She has been the medical advisor to the Nomad Travel Clinics since 1999, providing clinical oversight and on-call support. She has written extensively for the Lonely Planet Travel guides, providing medical advice for travellers. She advises many expeditions and journalists on travel requirements and preparation for overseas journeys and is regularly called upon to provide support and assistance to individuals and groups. She has been the expedition doctor for a variety of organisations (including Operation Raleigh, Coral Caye and the British Schools Expedition Society) for which she has travelled to Australia, Belize, Alaska and China. She has also travelled extensively herself within North and Central America, Australasia, the far east including Vietnam, Cambodia and Indonesia, the Middle East, Sri Lanka and Europe. She is a keen photographer and a qualified Scuba Diver.