After graduating as an RGN from CUH, Mary worked in various intensive care units in South Africa, Australia and England.
Mary studied in South Bank University, London and completed courses in Critical Care, Congenital Heart Disease, Teaching & Assessing Students Nurses and Research. Mary worked for 3 years as a Junior Ward Sister in the Coronary Care Unit, Middlesex Hospital .
On her return to CUH, Mary worked in the Cardiac Catheterization Labs and the Regional Cancer Centre.
In January 2018 Mary made the move into practice nursing in UQMC. She is a registered cervical smear taker and has considerable experience in phlebotomy.