Master of Arts in Zoological with honours, Oxford (England) University, 1983.
Editor Blackwell Science, Oxford, 1985-1989, Oxford Analytica, 1990-1992. Medical writer Janssen-Cilag, Bucks, England, 1992-1999. Head United Kingdom medical publications GlaxoSmithKline, 1999—2001.
Managing director Sideview, since 2001. Member British Medical Journal Ethics Committee.
National chairperson Amnesty International United Kingdom Section, 1989-1991. Secretary Thame Amnesty Group, Oxfordshire, England, since 1996. Member European Association Science Editors, Council Biology Editors, European Medical Writers Association (editor 1994-1995), Locknet.
Married Timothy David Healing, 1985 (divorced 1993). Married Jim Wager, October 5, 1995.