Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
Vanessa was born and raised in California, where she initially attended UC Berkeley for a BA in History before she went on to complete a Bachelor of Nursing degree at the University of Glasgow. With a background in cardiovascular theatre nursing, Vanessa works at St Thomas’ Hospital as the Venous Clinical Nurse Specialist
She has an interest in the management of venous disease. This includes contributing to research and running a nurse-led leg ulcer clinic. She has extensive experience in developing and managing varicose vein treatment lists. Vanessa looks forward to each opportunity to help treat varicose veins because she knows fixing what is wrongly considered nonessential can dramatically improve someone’s quality of life.