Aileen qualified in 2005 from Glasgow University and completed her GP training in Edinburgh. She worked for two years in the NHS Centre for Integrative Care, Glasgow, developing an interest in holistic healthcare and managing long-term conditions. She worked as a salaried GP before starting at Bupa in 2015 as a Health Assessment Doctor.
She has a particular interest in promoting good emotional health and wellbeing and keeping resilient to everyday stresses. She enjoys a regular practice of mindfulness as part of her own strategy to keep healthy.
Outside of Bupa, Aileen works for the HM Courts and Tribunals Service as a medical member of the appeals panels for disability benefits, and tries to balance the demands of having a young family.