Hilary is in her second term as a hospital governor, representing Bradford South.

She trained as a general nurse in Sheffield before completing midwifery training in Chesterfield, where she worked as a midwife for 33 years.

She volunteers in maternity and takes part in PLACE (patient-led assessment of the care environment).

Hilary was a member of a focus group that had input into the implementation of Electronic Patient Records, which went live at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in September 2017.