Jennie graduated in 2000 from QMUC, Edinburgh with a BSc (Hons) in Dietetics and went on to work at University Hospital South Manchester in the specialist areas of lower GI surgery and critical care. Other areas of clinical expertise have included medical gastroenterology, Diabetes (type one and type two diabetes), gestational diabetes and DAPNE education. In 2007 Jennie went on to be acute team lead at UHSM where she was heavily involved with development of the dietetic service, clinical education and student training.
In 2003, Jennie began working with Professor Ammori in the field of weight loss surgery. She has gained a vast amount of experience in the area of bariatric surgery and has been involved with over 3000 patients who have undergone weight loss surgery. Jennie has presented both regionally and nationally in this specialist area. Jennie has been heavily involved in ensuring that individuals undergoing bariatric surgery are well informed and supported throughout their weight loss journey. Jennie is keen to pass on her experience to other healthcare professional and continues to be involved in teaching and presenting in the field of bariatric surgery.
Jennie joined Spire Manchester Hospital in 2003 and is currently the Specialist bariatric dietitian and dietetic lead at Spire Manchester Hospital.