Lorraine joined Cambridge University Hospitals as Chief Nurse in July 2018. 

Previously she held the position of Deputy Chief Nurse at University College London Hospitals acting as Head of Nursing for the Surgery & Cancer Board, as well as corporate responsibilities including the nurse education agenda and management of voluntary services. She was seconded on a part time basis for a period of 12 months working on a pan London programme, Capital Nurse, which focussed on recruitment and retention of nurses in London, where she led on the introduction of the internal transfer programme for staff across London, a number of cross boundary leadership programmes as well as acting as executive producer on a film to aid retention. She has worked in a range of nursing roles throughout her career and has held an interim Director of Nursing role previously. She is a visiting Professor at London South Bank University. She is also a Florence Nightingale Scholar.