During her formative years Victoria was keen on sport and represented her school as part of the netball, rounders, swimming and table tennis team. Outside of school she was a Girl Guide and found it extremely rewarding to attain badges for completing various tasks. She helped regularly at a residential home for the elderly and loved spending time with the residents ensuring their comfort and listening to their life stories.
Victoria has enjoyed numerous roles during her career, which have included Retail Manager, Qualified Dental Nurse and Dental Practice Manager, and a Reservist in Her Majesty's Royal Navy. She gained experience as a Dental Nurse and Manager in general practice and at the Birmingham Dental Hospital. She also has the honour of being an examiner for the NEBDN when they are conducting the objective structured clinical examination (OSCE).
Her main area of interest lies within dental regulation, and because of that Victoria has also been a DCP member of the General Dental Council Investigating Committee. Victoria holds qualifications in management, phlebotomy, teaching, dental radiography, NVQ3 in Dental Nursing, Foundation Degree with Merit in Advanced Dental Nursing, and is currently studying a Master’s degree in Legal Aspects of Medical Practice at Cardiff University. In her spare time, she loves travelling, especially to places of historical interest, knitting, reading and she's a member of a rifle club.