Qualifications: Lorraine qualified as a registered nurse in 1980, and has been a breast care nurse for more than 22 years.

She has also specialist qualifications in breast care and palliative care nursing, teaching adult education and advanced communications, as well as a diploma in oncology.

Background: After qualifying, Lorraine worked as a staff nurse and then as a sister, mainly in surgery and in the community, before going on to develop the breast care nursing service at Dewsbury and District Hospital. Lorraine has also worked with the palliative care and oncology care teams.

Interests: She has a particular interest in nipple tattooing.