After qualifying as a State Registered Nurse in 1977 Sandra Wheatley has worked extensively within the NHS in the UK as well as SW Kenya.
She was the Regional Nurse Specialist for those affected by Neural Tube Defects working with a National Charity specialising in this field.
Due to the onset of MS full-time work was replaced with the opportunity to be involved more within the voluntary sector.
She has been involved with Disability North since 1985; a Board Member from 1992-2010 before ill-health brought a period of absence before re-joining the Board in 2013. Interests include creative writing, swimming, meeting with Friends and drinking good coffee!!