Having grown up in Devon and training at Peninsula Medical School, Melissa completed her foundation jobs in the South West. Melissa spent 2 years travelling and working in New Zealand before starting GP training at Torbay Hospital, completing her final year at Dartmouth Medical Practice in 2016. She was offered a job immediately and accepted! For career development she plans to start the sexual and reproductive health diploma this year. Pre-COVID she enjoyed netball and paddle board fitness. Melissa spends her spare time on toddler-paced walks and enjoys a bit of DIY home renovation.